The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 230 206 197
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 16 57 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.60% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 1.26% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 11
Average daily rate £257 £290 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £249 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-7.96% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -15 8 £257 +3.83%
Berkshire -25 8 - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (80.56%) Ericsson
2 27 (75.00%) 3G
2 27 (75.00%) Huawei
3 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
4 19 (52.78%) Nokia
5 17 (47.22%) BT
6 16 (44.44%) 2G
7 15 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
8 14 (38.89%) LTE
8 14 (38.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 13 (36.11%) Wireless
10 12 (33.33%) Siemens
10 12 (33.33%) ZTE
11 11 (30.56%) NetCracker
12 10 (27.78%) SLA
13 9 (25.00%) Project Management
14 7 (19.44%) 4G
15 6 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
15 6 (16.67%) RNC
15 6 (16.67%) Finance
16 5 (13.89%) MPLS
16 5 (13.89%) SAP
16 5 (13.89%) Network Planning
16 5 (13.89%) Demand Management
17 4 (11.11%) Billing
17 4 (11.11%) Quote-to-Cash
17 4 (11.11%) ATM
17 4 (11.11%) ITIL
17 4 (11.11%) Mapinfo
17 4 (11.11%) NEC

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) 3G
2 16 (44.44%) 2G
3 15 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (38.89%) LTE
5 13 (36.11%) Wireless
6 7 (19.44%) 4G
7 6 (16.67%) RNC
8 5 (13.89%) MPLS
9 4 (11.11%) ATM
10 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
10 3 (8.33%) SDH
10 3 (8.33%) VLAN
11 2 (5.56%) 3GPP
11 2 (5.56%) DNS
11 2 (5.56%) Node B
11 2 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
11 2 (5.56%) UTRAN
11 2 (5.56%) VoLTE
12 1 (2.78%) DWDM
12 1 (2.78%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Billing
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Databuild Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Core Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Project Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Solaris
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (13.89%) Demand Management
2 5 (13.89%) Network Planning
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Quote-to-Cash
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Line Management
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Ticket Management
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) eTOM
6 1 (2.78%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) HNC
2 2 (5.56%) HND
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.78%) Netcool
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Ericsson
2 27 (75.00%) Huawei
3 19 (52.78%) Nokia
4 17 (47.22%) BT
5 14 (38.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 12 (33.33%) Siemens
6 12 (33.33%) ZTE
7 11 (30.56%) NetCracker
8 5 (13.89%) SAP
9 4 (11.11%) Mapinfo
9 4 (11.11%) NEC
10 2 (5.56%) Cisco
10 2 (5.56%) ComArch
10 2 (5.56%) Juniper
10 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.56%) Nortel
11 1 (2.78%) HP
11 1 (2.78%) Remedy
11 1 (2.78%) Velocent