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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 212 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Nokia 39 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.87% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
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£400 £328 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -2.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.67
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
4220 4260 4150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.64% 47.44% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2122 2056
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 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 242 321
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.07 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 +10 22 £208 -30.83% 3
Hampshire +9 11 £400 -23.80%
Surrey -1 3 £325 -9.72%
East Sussex - 1 £110 -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 59 (57.84%) Ericsson
2 51 (50.00%) LTE
3 46 (45.10%) 3G
3 46 (45.10%) Telecoms
4 45 (44.12%) Radio Access Network
5 41 (40.20%) 2G
6 35 (34.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 24 (23.53%) NSN NetAct
8 20 (19.61%) Perl
9 19 (18.63%) Cisco
9 19 (18.63%) CheckPoint
9 19 (18.63%) Firewall
10 16 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (15.69%) Network Planning
10 16 (15.69%) Nortel
11 15 (14.71%) SQL
11 15 (14.71%) Oracle
11 15 (14.71%) 4G
12 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
13 13 (12.75%) VPN
13 13 (12.75%) SLA
13 13 (12.75%) Oracle Cash Management
14 12 (11.76%) Amdocs
14 12 (11.76%) Wireless
15 11 (10.78%) Huawei
15 11 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (9.80%) MGW
16 10 (9.80%) Network Design
16 10 (9.80%) Cramer
17 9 (8.82%) Change Management

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 51 (50.00%) LTE
2 46 (45.10%) 3G
3 45 (44.12%) Radio Access Network
4 41 (40.20%) 2G
5 19 (18.63%) Firewall
6 16 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (14.71%) 4G
8 13 (12.75%) VPN
9 12 (11.76%) Wireless
10 10 (9.80%) MGW
11 9 (8.82%) OSPF
11 9 (8.82%) VoIP
12 8 (7.84%) GSM
12 8 (7.84%) PSTN
12 8 (7.84%) UMTS
12 8 (7.84%) IPsec
13 7 (6.86%) SS7
14 6 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
14 6 (5.88%) FWSM
14 6 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
1 4 (3.92%) MS Access
General
1 46 (45.10%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.84%) Finance
3 7 (6.86%) Electronics
4 6 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) RAN Engineer
2 18 (17.65%) Voice Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) Design Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) Configuration Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) RAN Configuration Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Databuild Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Transmission Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Senior Design Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Network Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Voice Design Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) IP Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Back Office Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Radio Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Analyst
11 3 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.86%) IVR
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) Replication
5 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.96%) Handset
6 1 (0.98%) PMI
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.98%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) Network Planning
2 10 (9.80%) Network Design
3 9 (8.82%) Change Management
4 8 (7.84%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.86%) Project Management
5 7 (6.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (5.88%) Network Management
7 5 (4.90%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.92%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (3.92%) Cyber Security
8 4 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.92%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (3.92%) Validation
9 3 (2.94%) Test Planning
9 3 (2.94%) Low Latency
9 3 (2.94%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.96%) Test Automation
10 2 (1.96%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.61%) Perl
2 15 (14.71%) SQL
3 9 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.82%) Degree
3 7 (6.86%) HNC
3 7 (6.86%) HND
4 6 (5.88%) CCNP
5 5 (4.90%) CCDP
5 5 (4.90%) CISSP
5 5 (4.90%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (4.90%) CCIE
5 5 (4.90%) CCSP
6 4 (3.92%) CCNA
7 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) ISEB
7 2 (1.96%) CCSE
7 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.96%) CCSA
8 1 (0.98%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.98%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) SLA
2 5 (4.90%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (23.53%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (57.84%) Ericsson
2 35 (34.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 19 (18.63%) Cisco
3 19 (18.63%) CheckPoint
4 16 (15.69%) Nortel
5 15 (14.71%) Oracle
6 12 (11.76%) Amdocs
7 11 (10.78%) Huawei
8 10 (9.80%) Cramer
9 8 (7.84%) Remedy
9 8 (7.84%) Juniper
10 7 (6.86%) Siemens
11 6 (5.88%) F5
11 6 (5.88%) NEC
11 6 (5.88%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.90%) NetScout
12 5 (4.90%) Redback
12 5 (4.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 5 (4.90%) Radware
12 5 (4.90%) McAfee