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 1 October 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 178 187 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -72
Contract jobs citing Nokia 65 44 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.51% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 1.03% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 21
Average daily rate
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£360 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-70.66% +33.92%
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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
4289 4263 4964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.75% 48.95% 50.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2172 2134
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £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 275 250 300
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 +8 30 £360 +10.76% 5
Surrey +17 22 £355 -21.11% 1
Hampshire - 3 £315 -
West Sussex - - - -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 60 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 49 (43.75%) Firewall
3 45 (40.18%) Cisco
4 44 (39.29%) LTE
5 37 (33.04%) CheckPoint
6 36 (32.14%) VPN
7 35 (31.25%) Ericsson
8 34 (30.36%) 3G
8 34 (30.36%) Huawei
9 33 (29.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 31 (27.68%) Juniper
11 30 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (25.00%) MPLS
14 27 (24.11%) Radio Access Network
15 26 (23.21%) Ethernet
15 26 (23.21%) IPsec
16 25 (22.32%) CCIE
16 25 (22.32%) Load Balancing
17 24 (21.43%) VoIP
18 23 (20.54%) OSPF
18 23 (20.54%) Redback
19 22 (19.64%) Radware
19 22 (19.64%) BGP
20 20 (17.86%) Network Architecture
21 18 (16.07%) Network Management
21 18 (16.07%) Cisco PIX
21 18 (16.07%) Blue Coat
22 17 (15.18%) 2G
22 17 (15.18%) NEC

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 49 (43.75%) Firewall
2 44 (39.29%) LTE
3 36 (32.14%) VPN
4 34 (30.36%) 3G
5 30 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (25.00%) MPLS
7 27 (24.11%) Radio Access Network
8 26 (23.21%) Ethernet
8 26 (23.21%) IPsec
9 24 (21.43%) VoIP
10 23 (20.54%) OSPF
11 22 (19.64%) BGP
12 18 (16.07%) Cisco PIX
13 17 (15.18%) 2G
13 17 (15.18%) SNMP
13 17 (15.18%) UMTS
13 17 (15.18%) FWSM
14 16 (14.29%) 4G
14 16 (14.29%) Network Security
14 16 (14.29%) ATM
General
1 60 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.71%) Finance
3 11 (9.82%) Back Office
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Design Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) Transmission Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) IP Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) RF Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Back Office Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) RF Optimisation Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Databuild Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) RAN Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Network Security Consultant
11 3 (2.68%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) Middleware
1 4 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (2.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.57%) PKI
3 3 (2.68%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.89%) PMI
4 1 (0.89%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) UNIX
2 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.32%) Load Balancing
2 20 (17.86%) Network Architecture
3 18 (16.07%) Network Management
4 13 (11.61%) Project Management
5 10 (8.93%) Validation
5 10 (8.93%) Network Planning
6 9 (8.04%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (8.04%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.57%) Information Security
8 4 (3.57%) Migration
8 4 (3.57%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.57%) Data Security
8 4 (3.57%) Security Management
8 4 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.57%) ITIL
8 4 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.68%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.25%) C
2 4 (3.57%) C++
2 4 (3.57%) Java
3 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (22.32%) CCIE
3 12 (10.71%) Degree
4 10 (8.93%) CISSP
5 7 (6.25%) CCDP
5 7 (6.25%) CCSP
5 7 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (5.36%) CCNP
7 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.79%) CCNA
9 1 (0.89%) CCDE
9 1 (0.89%) HNC
9 1 (0.89%) HND
9 1 (0.89%) CCDA
9 1 (0.89%) PMP
9 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.89%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (5.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) SCOM
1 3 (2.68%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.89%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 45 (40.18%) Cisco
2 37 (33.04%) CheckPoint
3 35 (31.25%) Ericsson
4 34 (30.36%) Huawei
5 33 (29.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 31 (27.68%) Juniper
7 23 (20.54%) Redback
8 22 (19.64%) Radware
9 18 (16.07%) Blue Coat
10 17 (15.18%) NEC
11 10 (8.93%) Nortel
12 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 7 (6.25%) BT
14 5 (4.46%) F5
14 5 (4.46%) Ciena
14 5 (4.46%) Citrix
14 5 (4.46%) Siemens
15 4 (3.57%) HP
15 4 (3.57%) TippingPoint
16 3 (2.68%) 3PAR
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