The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia 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 over the 3 months to 7 July 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 210 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Nokia 50 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 0.96% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 9
Average daily rate
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£373 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £256 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £391 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.54% +15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.67
% change year-on-year
- -34.01%
Nokia
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
4391 4274 4251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.05% 47.89% 50.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2130 2096
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £203 £210
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 225 244 348
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.34 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nokia across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Nokia
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 across the South East region.

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Nokia
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Nokia Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nokia across the South East region.

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Nokia
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 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 +13 28 £310 +20.38%
Hampshire +12 15 £400 -23.80% 1
Surrey -7 4 £315 -30.00%
East Sussex - 1 £110 -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Nokia 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.

1 45 (48.39%) Ericsson
2 44 (47.31%) Telecoms
3 37 (39.78%) 3G
4 36 (38.71%) LTE
5 34 (36.56%) Radio Access Network
6 27 (29.03%) 2G
7 22 (23.66%) Cisco
7 22 (23.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 21 (22.58%) CheckPoint
8 21 (22.58%) Firewall
9 17 (18.28%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (15.05%) NSN NetAct
10 14 (15.05%) Perl
11 13 (13.98%) VPN
11 13 (13.98%) Wireless
11 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
12 11 (11.83%) 4G
12 11 (11.83%) IPsec
12 11 (11.83%) Network Design
13 10 (10.75%) Network Planning
13 10 (10.75%) GSM
13 10 (10.75%) UMTS
13 10 (10.75%) OSPF
13 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (10.75%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (10.75%) MGW
14 9 (9.68%) Nortel
14 9 (9.68%) VoIP
14 9 (9.68%) SQL
14 9 (9.68%) Oracle

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Nokia 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.78%) 3G
2 36 (38.71%) LTE
3 34 (36.56%) Radio Access Network
4 27 (29.03%) 2G
5 21 (22.58%) Firewall
6 17 (18.28%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (13.98%) Wireless
7 13 (13.98%) VPN
8 11 (11.83%) IPsec
8 11 (11.83%) 4G
9 10 (10.75%) MGW
9 10 (10.75%) OSPF
9 10 (10.75%) GSM
9 10 (10.75%) UMTS
10 9 (9.68%) VoIP
11 8 (8.60%) PSTN
12 7 (7.53%) SS7
12 7 (7.53%) Network Security
13 6 (6.45%) SIGTRAN
13 6 (6.45%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) MS Access
1 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 44 (47.31%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Voice Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Design Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) RAN Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Configuration Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Senior Design Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Databuild Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Transmission Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Voice Design Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) IP Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Radio Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) IVR
4 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.23%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Handset
5 2 (2.15%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) PMI
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.83%) Network Design
2 10 (10.75%) Network Planning
2 10 (10.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.53%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.53%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.45%) Network Management
6 5 (5.38%) Change Control
6 5 (5.38%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (5.38%) Project Management
6 5 (5.38%) Change Management
7 4 (4.30%) ITIL
7 4 (4.30%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (4.30%) Cyber Security
7 4 (4.30%) Low Latency
7 4 (4.30%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (3.23%) Test Planning
8 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) Perl
2 9 (9.68%) SQL
3 6 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.60%) Degree
3 5 (5.38%) CISSP
3 5 (5.38%) Check Point Certification
3 5 (5.38%) HNC
3 5 (5.38%) HND
3 5 (5.38%) CCIE
3 5 (5.38%) CCSP
3 5 (5.38%) CCNP
3 5 (5.38%) CCNA
3 5 (5.38%) CCDP
4 2 (2.15%) ISEB
4 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) NDS
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.15%) Netcool
3 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (48.39%) Ericsson
2 22 (23.66%) Cisco
2 22 (23.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 21 (22.58%) CheckPoint
4 9 (9.68%) Oracle
4 9 (9.68%) Nortel
5 8 (8.60%) Juniper
5 8 (8.60%) Siemens
5 8 (8.60%) Amdocs
5 8 (8.60%) Huawei
6 6 (6.45%) Cramer
6 6 (6.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (5.38%) Remedy
7 5 (5.38%) McAfee
7 5 (5.38%) Radware
7 5 (5.38%) Redback
7 5 (5.38%) NetScout
7 5 (5.38%) Imperva
8 4 (4.30%) Crossbeam
8 4 (4.30%) HP