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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 190 149 117
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -32
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 58 83 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.95% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.94% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £250 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £214 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £284 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £260 £271
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.14%
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
4373 4271 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.07% 48.83% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2161 2121
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
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 245 263 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 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 29 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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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
Berkshire -26 43 £310 +24.00% 1
Surrey +5 8 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 69 (57.98%) 3G
2 66 (55.46%) LTE
3 58 (48.74%) Telecoms
4 40 (33.61%) Radio Access Network
5 37 (31.09%) Ericsson
6 36 (30.25%) Huawei
7 35 (29.41%) 2G
8 34 (28.57%) SGSN
8 34 (28.57%) 4G
9 31 (26.05%) GGSN
10 30 (25.21%) Nokia
11 24 (20.17%) DNS
12 23 (19.33%) Configuration Management
13 21 (17.65%) UNIX
13 21 (17.65%) VoLTE
14 19 (15.97%) Juniper
15 18 (15.13%) Problem Management
16 15 (12.61%) Performance Management
16 15 (12.61%) MGW
16 15 (12.61%) Change Management
17 14 (11.76%) Fault Management
18 13 (10.92%) Degree
18 13 (10.92%) RANAP
18 13 (10.92%) SS7
19 12 (10.08%) UMTS
19 12 (10.08%) GSM
20 11 (9.24%) LDAP
20 11 (9.24%) Mapinfo
20 11 (9.24%) Cisco
20 11 (9.24%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.68%) Maya
5 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 69 (57.98%) 3G
2 66 (55.46%) LTE
3 40 (33.61%) Radio Access Network
4 35 (29.41%) 2G
5 34 (28.57%) 4G
5 34 (28.57%) SGSN
6 31 (26.05%) GGSN
7 24 (20.17%) DNS
8 21 (17.65%) VoLTE
9 15 (12.61%) MGW
10 13 (10.92%) RANAP
10 13 (10.92%) SS7
11 12 (10.08%) GSM
11 12 (10.08%) UMTS
12 11 (9.24%) LDAP
13 10 (8.40%) ATM
13 10 (8.40%) Ethernet
13 10 (8.40%) MPLS
14 8 (6.72%) L2TP
15 7 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.04%) MySQL
2 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) MS Access
5 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 58 (48.74%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.56%) Front Office
2 9 (7.56%) Back Office
3 8 (6.72%) Legal
4 4 (3.36%) Finance
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (16.81%) Test Engineer
2 19 (15.97%) RAN Engineer
2 19 (15.97%) Databuild Engineer
3 10 (8.40%) NOC Engineer
4 7 (5.88%) RF Engineer
4 7 (5.88%) Network Support
4 7 (5.88%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 7 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 7 (5.88%) Architect
5 5 (4.20%) Developer
5 5 (4.20%) Design Engineer
6 4 (3.36%) Designer
6 4 (3.36%) Transmission Engineer
6 4 (3.36%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 4 (3.36%) CS Core Engineer
7 3 (2.52%) 3G Engineer
7 3 (2.52%) Database Developer
7 3 (2.52%) Project Engineer
8 2 (1.68%) Project Manager
8 2 (1.68%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) XML
2 3 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.84%) CGI
3 1 (0.84%) .NET
3 1 (0.84%) J2EE
3 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.84%) PMI
1 1 (0.84%) GIS
1 1 (0.84%) Handset
1 1 (0.84%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) UNIX
2 6 (5.04%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Configuration Management
2 18 (15.13%) Problem Management
3 15 (12.61%) Change Management
3 15 (12.61%) Performance Management
4 14 (11.76%) Fault Management
5 11 (9.24%) Validation
6 10 (8.40%) Project Management
6 10 (8.40%) Network Architecture
7 7 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.04%) ETL
9 4 (3.36%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.52%) Workflow
10 3 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.52%) Migration
11 2 (1.68%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (1.68%) Network Management
11 2 (1.68%) Test Strategy
12 1 (0.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.72%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) Perl
2 7 (5.88%) C
3 4 (3.36%) C#
3 4 (3.36%) C++
3 4 (3.36%) Java
4 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.68%) HNC
2 2 (1.68%) HND
3 1 (0.84%) CCIE
3 1 (0.84%) CCNP
3 1 (0.84%) CCNA
3 1 (0.84%) CCA
3 1 (0.84%) PMP
3 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) NFS
1 2 (1.68%) NDS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.84%) Netcool
2 1 (0.84%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 37 (31.09%) Ericsson
2 36 (30.25%) Huawei
3 30 (25.21%) Nokia
4 19 (15.97%) Juniper
5 11 (9.24%) Cisco
5 11 (9.24%) Mapinfo
6 8 (6.72%) Nortel
6 8 (6.72%) Velocent
7 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 6 (5.04%) Oracle
8 5 (4.20%) Siemens
9 4 (3.36%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.36%) Business Objects
9 4 (3.36%) Talend
9 4 (3.36%) Greenplum
10 3 (2.52%) Amdocs
10 3 (2.52%) BT
11 2 (1.68%) NEC
11 2 (1.68%) ZTE