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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 235 181 162
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -19
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 18 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.69% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 1.46% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 10
Average daily rate
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- £198 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4266 4175 4034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.82% 47.28% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2325 2068 1994
Average daily rate £388 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £176 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 244 315
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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 2 June 2015. 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 17 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 48 (65.75%) Ericsson
2 46 (63.01%) Radio Access Network
3 44 (60.27%) LTE
3 44 (60.27%) Telecoms
4 41 (56.16%) 3G
5 35 (47.95%) Nokia
6 34 (46.58%) 2G
7 23 (31.51%) NSN NetAct
8 22 (30.14%) Network Planning
9 16 (21.92%) Cramer
10 15 (20.55%) Oracle
10 15 (20.55%) RNC
11 14 (19.18%) Perl
12 13 (17.81%) SQL
12 13 (17.81%) Nortel
12 13 (17.81%) Amdocs
12 13 (17.81%) Oracle Cash Management
13 12 (16.44%) 4G
13 12 (16.44%) UMTS
14 11 (15.07%) GSM
14 11 (15.07%) Huawei
15 10 (13.70%) SDH
15 10 (13.70%) ATM
16 9 (12.33%) C
17 8 (10.96%) HNC
17 8 (10.96%) HND
17 8 (10.96%) Ethernet
18 7 (9.59%) SLA
18 7 (9.59%) Validation
18 7 (9.59%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 46 (63.01%) Radio Access Network
2 44 (60.27%) LTE
3 41 (56.16%) 3G
4 34 (46.58%) 2G
5 15 (20.55%) RNC
6 12 (16.44%) 4G
6 12 (16.44%) UMTS
7 11 (15.07%) GSM
8 10 (13.70%) SDH
8 10 (13.70%) ATM
9 8 (10.96%) Ethernet
10 7 (9.59%) VoLTE
10 7 (9.59%) MGW
11 6 (8.22%) Wireless
11 6 (8.22%) ISUP
12 5 (6.85%) Diameter Protocol
13 3 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (4.11%) SS7
13 3 (4.11%) VoIP
13 3 (4.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.74%) MS Access
General
1 44 (60.27%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.59%) Electronics
3 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Test Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Transmission Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Field Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Databuild Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Transmission Planner
7 3 (4.11%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Transmission Design Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) OSS Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Network Specialist
8 2 (2.74%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Replication
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) UNIX
2 2 (2.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Network Planning
2 7 (9.59%) Validation
3 6 (8.22%) WFM
3 6 (8.22%) Line Management
3 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.85%) Test Planning
5 3 (4.11%) Project Management
5 3 (4.11%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.74%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.74%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.37%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.37%) Change Management
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.37%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.37%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.37%) Product Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Time Management
7 1 (1.37%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) Perl
2 13 (17.81%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) C
4 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) HNC
1 8 (10.96%) HND
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
1 7 (9.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) NDS
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.37%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.37%) OpenView
2 1 (1.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (65.75%) Ericsson
2 35 (47.95%) Nokia
3 16 (21.92%) Cramer
4 15 (20.55%) Oracle
5 13 (17.81%) Nortel
5 13 (17.81%) Amdocs
6 11 (15.07%) Huawei
7 4 (5.48%) Remedy
8 3 (4.11%) Siemens
9 2 (2.74%) Tekelec
9 2 (2.74%) Actix
9 2 (2.74%) Cisco
9 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.37%) NetCracker
10 1 (1.37%) NEC
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) HP
10 1 (1.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.37%) NetHawk
10 1 (1.37%) SevOne