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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 187 157 114
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -43
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 53 78 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.92% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 1.88% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
Average daily rate
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£298 £300 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £315 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £276
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +8.59%
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
4326 4156 4808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.13% 49.13% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2067 2057
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 298 335
Average hourly rate £16.14 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -31 44 £275 +7.84% 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 65 (49.24%) Telecoms
2 63 (47.73%) 3G
3 50 (37.88%) SGSN
4 48 (36.36%) LTE
5 47 (35.61%) GGSN
6 41 (31.06%) Configuration Management
7 40 (30.30%) Radio Access Network
8 39 (29.55%) Huawei
8 39 (29.55%) DNS
9 38 (28.79%) Ericsson
10 33 (25.00%) 2G
11 31 (23.48%) Juniper
11 31 (23.48%) Problem Management
11 31 (23.48%) MGW
12 29 (21.97%) Change Management
13 28 (21.21%) Fault Management
13 28 (21.21%) 4G
14 26 (19.70%) Performance Management
15 25 (18.94%) Nokia
16 24 (18.18%) SS7
17 23 (17.42%) UNIX
18 19 (14.39%) Velocent
19 17 (12.88%) LDAP
19 17 (12.88%) L2TP
20 15 (11.36%) VoLTE
21 14 (10.61%) Front Office
22 13 (9.85%) Cisco
22 13 (9.85%) MPLS
22 13 (9.85%) Nortel
23 12 (9.09%) SNMP

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS Office
2 5 (3.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.52%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 63 (47.73%) 3G
2 50 (37.88%) SGSN
3 48 (36.36%) LTE
4 47 (35.61%) GGSN
5 40 (30.30%) Radio Access Network
6 39 (29.55%) DNS
7 33 (25.00%) 2G
8 31 (23.48%) MGW
9 28 (21.21%) 4G
10 24 (18.18%) SS7
11 17 (12.88%) LDAP
11 17 (12.88%) L2TP
12 15 (11.36%) VoLTE
13 13 (9.85%) MPLS
14 12 (9.09%) SNMP
14 12 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
15 11 (8.33%) Telnet
15 11 (8.33%) Ethernet
16 10 (7.58%) ATM
16 10 (7.58%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (8.33%) MySQL
2 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.52%) MS Access
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 65 (49.24%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.61%) Front Office
3 12 (9.09%) Legal
3 12 (9.09%) Back Office
4 4 (3.03%) Finance
5 2 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (19.70%) NOC Engineer
2 19 (14.39%) Databuild Engineer
3 15 (11.36%) RAN Engineer
4 14 (10.61%) Test Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Network Support
6 10 (7.58%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) CS Core Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Design Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Transmission Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.03%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.27%) Database Developer
10 3 (2.27%) Project Engineer
10 3 (2.27%) Voice Engineer
11 2 (1.52%) Designer
11 2 (1.52%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.33%) XML
2 5 (3.79%) .NET
2 5 (3.79%) J2EE
3 3 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.76%) CGI
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.76%) PMI
1 1 (0.76%) Handset
1 1 (0.76%) GIS
1 1 (0.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.42%) UNIX
2 6 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.06%) Configuration Management
2 31 (23.48%) Problem Management
3 29 (21.97%) Change Management
4 28 (21.21%) Fault Management
5 26 (19.70%) Performance Management
6 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.58%) ETL
7 10 (7.58%) Validation
7 10 (7.58%) Project Management
8 9 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.82%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.79%) Web Development
10 4 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (2.27%) Workflow
11 3 (2.27%) Migration
11 3 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (1.52%) Dimensional Modelling
12 2 (1.52%) Network Management
13 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.09%) Perl
2 8 (6.06%) C#
2 8 (6.06%) C++
2 8 (6.06%) Java
3 7 (5.30%) SQL
3 7 (5.30%) C
4 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) HNC
2 2 (1.52%) HND
2 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.76%) PMP
3 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.76%) CCIE
3 1 (0.76%) CCNP
3 1 (0.76%) CCNA
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) NFS
1 2 (1.52%) NDS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.76%) Netcool
2 1 (0.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 39 (29.55%) Huawei
2 38 (28.79%) Ericsson
3 31 (23.48%) Juniper
4 25 (18.94%) Nokia
5 19 (14.39%) Velocent
6 13 (9.85%) Cisco
6 13 (9.85%) Nortel
7 11 (8.33%) Oracle
8 10 (7.58%) Mapinfo
9 9 (6.82%) Greenplum
10 8 (6.06%) Talend
11 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
12 5 (3.79%) Siemens
13 4 (3.03%) Business Objects
13 4 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 3 (2.27%) Amdocs
14 3 (2.27%) BT
15 2 (1.52%) NEC
15 2 (1.52%) CheckPoint
16 1 (0.76%) IBM
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