The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Nokia Solutions and Networks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia Solutions and Networks over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) formerly Nokia Siemens Networks.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 166 172 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -56
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 84 65 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.78% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.60% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 17
Average daily rate £190 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £264 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £273 £250
% change year-on-year
-22.93% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Nokia Solutions and Networks
England

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the South East region.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -6 67 £190 -30.90% 1
Nokia Solutions and Networks
England

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Nokia Solutions and Networks also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nokia Solutions and Networks.

1 50 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 43 (37.39%) GGSN
2 43 (37.39%) SGSN
3 42 (36.52%) MGW
3 42 (36.52%) Configuration Management
4 41 (35.65%) DNS
5 40 (34.78%) 3G
6 34 (29.57%) Radio Access Network
7 33 (28.70%) Fault Management
8 32 (27.83%) Change Management
9 31 (26.96%) Problem Management
9 31 (26.96%) Juniper
10 29 (25.22%) Velocent
11 28 (24.35%) SS7
12 25 (21.74%) Ericsson
12 25 (21.74%) Huawei
12 25 (21.74%) Performance Management
12 25 (21.74%) LTE
13 23 (20.00%) L2TP
14 20 (17.39%) LDAP
14 20 (17.39%) 2G
15 19 (16.52%) Nokia
16 18 (15.65%) NSN NetAct
17 17 (14.78%) Back Office
17 17 (14.78%) ATM
18 16 (13.91%) Oracle
18 16 (13.91%) Perl
19 15 (13.04%) SIGTRAN
19 15 (13.04%) UNIX
19 15 (13.04%) MPLS

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Nokia Solutions and Networks also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nokia Solutions and Networks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.87%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 43 (37.39%) GGSN
1 43 (37.39%) SGSN
2 42 (36.52%) MGW
3 41 (35.65%) DNS
4 40 (34.78%) 3G
5 34 (29.57%) Radio Access Network
6 28 (24.35%) SS7
7 25 (21.74%) LTE
8 23 (20.00%) L2TP
9 20 (17.39%) LDAP
9 20 (17.39%) 2G
10 17 (14.78%) ATM
11 15 (13.04%) SIGTRAN
11 15 (13.04%) MPLS
12 14 (12.17%) 4G
13 13 (11.30%) SDH
14 10 (8.70%) Firewall
15 9 (7.83%) Ethernet
16 8 (6.96%) UMTS
17 7 (6.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) MySQL
1 12 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.61%) MS Access
3 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 50 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 17 (14.78%) Back Office
3 14 (12.17%) Front Office
4 12 (10.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Finance
5 1 (0.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (27.83%) NOC Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) RAN Engineer
3 16 (13.91%) Support Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) Databuild Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) CS Core Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Network Support
6 9 (7.83%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) OSS Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Design Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) OSS Support Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Transmission Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Configuration Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Transmission Design Engineer
11 2 (1.74%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) XML
2 5 (4.35%) .NET
2 5 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (0.87%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) UNIX
2 7 (6.09%) Linux
3 6 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.52%) Configuration Management
2 33 (28.70%) Fault Management
3 32 (27.83%) Change Management
4 31 (26.96%) Problem Management
5 25 (21.74%) Performance Management
6 12 (10.43%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.83%) Project Management
8 6 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.22%) Validation
9 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.35%) ETL
9 5 (4.35%) Web Development
9 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.61%) Network Design
11 3 (2.61%) Network Planning
12 2 (1.74%) Network Architecture
12 2 (1.74%) Migration
12 2 (1.74%) Resource Management
13 1 (0.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.91%) Perl
2 10 (8.70%) SQL
3 6 (5.22%) Korn
4 5 (4.35%) C#
4 5 (4.35%) C++
4 5 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (1.74%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) HNC
1 4 (3.48%) HND
2 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (15.65%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (26.96%) Juniper
2 29 (25.22%) Velocent
3 25 (21.74%) Ericsson
3 25 (21.74%) Huawei
4 19 (16.52%) Nokia
5 16 (13.91%) Oracle
6 13 (11.30%) Greenplum
7 11 (9.57%) Cisco
8 10 (8.70%) Nortel
9 8 (6.96%) Mapinfo
10 6 (5.22%) Cerion
10 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.22%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.35%) Talend
12 4 (3.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (1.74%) Amdocs
13 2 (1.74%) BT
14 1 (0.87%) Siemens
14 1 (0.87%) Remedy