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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 223 202 203
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing Nokia 43 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.78% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate
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£345 £308 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% -5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £284 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £339 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 -
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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
4594 4464 3818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 45.68% 47.85% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 2181 1808
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 267 316
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 0 26 £400 +28.00% 2
Hampshire - 5 £340 -
Kent - - - -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 62 (63.27%) Ericsson
2 50 (51.02%) Telecoms
3 46 (46.94%) LTE
4 43 (43.88%) Radio Access Network
5 40 (40.82%) 3G
6 39 (39.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 38 (38.78%) 2G
8 24 (24.49%) NSN NetAct
9 20 (20.41%) Firewall
9 20 (20.41%) Cisco
10 19 (19.39%) CheckPoint
10 19 (19.39%) 4G
11 17 (17.35%) Juniper
12 16 (16.33%) Network Planning
13 15 (15.31%) Huawei
13 15 (15.31%) Nortel
13 15 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (15.31%) Perl
13 15 (15.31%) SQL
13 15 (15.31%) Oracle
13 15 (15.31%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (14.29%) SLA
14 14 (14.29%) NEC
15 13 (13.27%) Back Office
15 13 (13.27%) Oracle Cash Management
16 12 (12.24%) F5
16 12 (12.24%) Ethernet
17 11 (11.22%) VoIP
17 11 (11.22%) VPN
17 11 (11.22%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.94%) LTE
2 43 (43.88%) Radio Access Network
3 40 (40.82%) 3G
4 38 (38.78%) 2G
5 20 (20.41%) Firewall
6 19 (19.39%) 4G
7 15 (15.31%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (12.24%) Ethernet
9 11 (11.22%) VoIP
9 11 (11.22%) VPN
10 9 (9.18%) WAN
10 9 (9.18%) LAN
11 8 (8.16%) GSM
11 8 (8.16%) TACACS
12 7 (7.14%) Wireless
12 7 (7.14%) IPsec
12 7 (7.14%) UMTS
12 7 (7.14%) OSPF
13 6 (6.12%) RIP
13 6 (6.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) MS Access
1 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
General
1 50 (51.02%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.27%) Back Office
3 7 (7.14%) Electronics
4 4 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Transmission Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Design Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Configuration Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Back Office Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Network Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) IP Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Voice Design Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Voice Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Consultant
11 3 (3.06%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Firewall Consultant
12 2 (2.04%) RF Optimisation Engineer
12 2 (2.04%) RAN Performance Engineer
12 2 (2.04%) Databuild Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) .NET
1 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) IVR
3 2 (2.04%) Handset
3 2 (2.04%) Replication
3 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.02%) PMI
4 1 (1.02%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) UNIX
2 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) Network Planning
2 11 (11.22%) Change Management
3 9 (9.18%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.16%) ITIL
5 7 (7.14%) Project Management
6 6 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (6.12%) Fault Management
6 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.12%) Network Management
6 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.10%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (4.08%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.06%) Network Design
9 3 (3.06%) Validation
10 2 (2.04%) Migration
10 2 (2.04%) Service Management
10 2 (2.04%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.04%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.04%) Logistics
10 2 (2.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) Perl
1 15 (15.31%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) C
3 1 (1.02%) C++
3 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.18%) CCNP
2 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.16%) HNC
3 8 (8.16%) CCSA
3 8 (8.16%) CCSE
4 7 (7.14%) HND
5 6 (6.12%) CCIE
5 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.10%) CCSP
6 5 (5.10%) CCDP
6 5 (5.10%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (5.10%) CISSP
7 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.04%) ISEB
8 2 (2.04%) CCNA
9 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (5.10%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 24 (24.49%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.04%) Netcool
3 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 62 (63.27%) Ericsson
2 39 (39.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 20 (20.41%) Cisco
4 19 (19.39%) CheckPoint
5 17 (17.35%) Juniper
6 15 (15.31%) Nortel
6 15 (15.31%) Oracle
6 15 (15.31%) Huawei
7 14 (14.29%) NEC
8 12 (12.24%) F5
9 11 (11.22%) Blue Coat
10 8 (8.16%) Cramer
10 8 (8.16%) Amdocs
10 8 (8.16%) Citrix
11 7 (7.14%) Redback
11 7 (7.14%) Radware
12 5 (5.10%) Computacenter
12 5 (5.10%) Siemens
13 4 (4.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 3 (3.06%) Remedy