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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 201 216 113
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -103
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 62 28 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.33% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.70% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 24
Average daily rate
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£320 £262 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £240 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £270 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £263 £265
% change year-on-year
+21.90% -0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4833 3979 4117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.88% 46.39% 49.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2038 1905
Average daily rate £370 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 219 352
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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
Berkshire +38 56 £350 +29.62% 1
Hampshire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 88 (72.13%) 3G
2 87 (71.31%) LTE
3 63 (51.64%) Telecoms
4 60 (49.18%) Radio Access Network
5 56 (45.90%) 4G
6 50 (40.98%) Ericsson
7 41 (33.61%) Huawei
7 41 (33.61%) VoLTE
8 37 (30.33%) Nokia
9 33 (27.05%) 2G
10 31 (25.41%) Degree
11 28 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (20.49%) Validation
13 22 (18.03%) SGSN
14 19 (15.57%) RANAP
15 18 (14.75%) SQL
15 18 (14.75%) UNIX
16 17 (13.93%) Nortel
17 16 (13.11%) GGSN
18 14 (11.48%) Oracle
18 14 (11.48%) 3GPP
18 14 (11.48%) DNS
19 13 (10.66%) Perl
19 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
19 13 (10.66%) Performance Management
20 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
20 12 (9.84%) GSM
20 12 (9.84%) Project Management
21 11 (9.02%) SLA
21 11 (9.02%) NSN NetAct

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.82%) Apache
1 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.20%) MS Office
3 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 88 (72.13%) 3G
2 87 (71.31%) LTE
3 60 (49.18%) Radio Access Network
4 56 (45.90%) 4G
5 41 (33.61%) VoLTE
6 33 (27.05%) 2G
7 22 (18.03%) SGSN
8 19 (15.57%) RANAP
9 16 (13.11%) GGSN
10 14 (11.48%) DNS
10 14 (11.48%) 3GPP
11 12 (9.84%) GSM
12 9 (7.38%) UMTS
12 9 (7.38%) SNMP
12 9 (7.38%) MGW
13 8 (6.56%) Telnet
13 8 (6.56%) ISUP
13 8 (6.56%) INAP
14 6 (4.92%) SIGTRAN
15 5 (4.10%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.38%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 63 (51.64%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.38%) Finance
3 8 (6.56%) Back Office
4 6 (4.92%) Marketing
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
6 3 (2.46%) Billing
7 2 (1.64%) Front Office
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Test Engineer
2 15 (12.30%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (7.38%) Designer
4 8 (6.56%) Developer
5 7 (5.74%) Architect
5 7 (5.74%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) RF Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) RF Optimisation Engineer
6 4 (3.28%) Databuild Engineer
6 4 (3.28%) Design Engineer
6 4 (3.28%) 3G Engineer
6 4 (3.28%) Database Developer
7 3 (2.46%) Consultant
7 3 (2.46%) OSS Architect
7 3 (2.46%) Transmission Engineer
7 3 (2.46%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (1.64%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (1.64%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 2 (1.64%) Radio Engineer
8 2 (1.64%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) XML
2 5 (4.10%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.82%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) Replication
3 3 (2.46%) GIS
3 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.46%) User Experience
4 1 (0.82%) PMI
4 1 (0.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) UNIX
2 10 (8.20%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Validation
2 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
2 13 (10.66%) Performance Management
3 12 (9.84%) Project Management
4 9 (7.38%) Network Architecture
5 8 (6.56%) ETL
6 7 (5.74%) Coaching
7 6 (4.92%) Network Planning
7 6 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.10%) Migration
8 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.28%) Test Planning
9 4 (3.28%) Change Management
9 4 (3.28%) ITIL
9 4 (3.28%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (2.46%) eTOM
10 3 (2.46%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.46%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (2.46%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.75%) SQL
2 13 (10.66%) Perl
3 7 (5.74%) C
4 6 (4.92%) C#
4 6 (4.92%) C++
4 6 (4.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (25.41%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) HNC
2 5 (4.10%) HND
3 1 (0.82%) CCA
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.82%) PMP
3 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.02%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) NDS
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (3.28%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.46%) Netcool
3 3 (2.46%) OpenView
4 1 (0.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 50 (40.98%) Ericsson
2 41 (33.61%) Huawei
3 37 (30.33%) Nokia
4 17 (13.93%) Nortel
5 14 (11.48%) Oracle
6 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.56%) Cramer
8 7 (5.74%) Cisco
8 7 (5.74%) Greenplum
9 6 (4.92%) Business Objects
9 6 (4.92%) TIBCO
10 5 (4.10%) Mapinfo
11 4 (3.28%) Talend
11 4 (3.28%) Siemens
11 4 (3.28%) Juniper
11 4 (3.28%) IBM
12 3 (2.46%) HP
12 3 (2.46%) Citrix
12 3 (2.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (2.46%) BMC