The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 199 192 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -88
Contract jobs citing Nokia 39 38 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.45% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.91% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 16
Average daily rate
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£404 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £312 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £417 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £295
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £28.00
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4387 4173 4803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.82% 49.29% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2172 2067 2074
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £230
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 244 319 339
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Nokia
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 27 £254 -34.51% 7
Surrey - 8 £438 - 2
Hampshire -14 3 £380 +1.33%
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (56.41%) Telecoms
2 38 (48.72%) Firewall
3 36 (46.15%) Cisco
4 29 (37.18%) LTE
5 27 (34.62%) 3G
6 26 (33.33%) Juniper
7 25 (32.05%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (30.77%) VPN
9 23 (29.49%) Huawei
10 22 (28.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 22 (28.21%) MPLS
10 22 (28.21%) CheckPoint
10 22 (28.21%) Ericsson
11 20 (25.64%) CCIE
11 20 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (25.64%) Load Balancing
11 20 (25.64%) Radio Access Network
12 19 (24.36%) Ethernet
12 19 (24.36%) ATM
13 18 (23.08%) VoIP
14 17 (21.79%) OSPF
14 17 (21.79%) IPsec
14 17 (21.79%) Redback
15 16 (20.51%) Radware
16 15 (19.23%) BGP
17 14 (17.95%) Cisco PIX
18 13 (16.67%) Network Management
19 12 (15.38%) Network Architecture
19 12 (15.38%) FWSM
19 12 (15.38%) Network Security

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 38 (48.72%) Firewall
2 29 (37.18%) LTE
3 27 (34.62%) 3G
4 24 (30.77%) VPN
5 22 (28.21%) MPLS
6 20 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (25.64%) Radio Access Network
7 19 (24.36%) Ethernet
7 19 (24.36%) ATM
8 18 (23.08%) VoIP
9 17 (21.79%) OSPF
9 17 (21.79%) IPsec
10 15 (19.23%) BGP
11 14 (17.95%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (15.38%) Network Security
12 12 (15.38%) FWSM
12 12 (15.38%) SNMP
13 11 (14.10%) 2G
14 10 (12.82%) SDH
14 10 (12.82%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
General
1 44 (56.41%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Design Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Databuild Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Transmission Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) IP Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (6.41%) Consultant
4 5 (6.41%) Architect
4 5 (6.41%) RAN Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Network Consultant
5 4 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Security Specialist
6 3 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Security Designer
7 2 (2.56%) Designer
7 2 (2.56%) Customer Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
1 4 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.13%) PKI
2 1 (1.28%) PMI
2 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.28%) AVVID
2 1 (1.28%) IVR
2 1 (1.28%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) UNIX
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Load Balancing
2 13 (16.67%) Network Management
3 12 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 11 (14.10%) Project Management
5 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.54%) Network Planning
6 8 (10.26%) Validation
6 8 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.13%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.13%) Data Security
8 4 (5.13%) Security Management
8 4 (5.13%) Workflow
8 4 (5.13%) Information Security
8 4 (5.13%) Migration
8 4 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.85%) Network Design
10 2 (2.56%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) C
2 4 (5.13%) C++
2 4 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) VBScript
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.64%) CCIE
3 11 (14.10%) Degree
4 10 (12.82%) CISSP
5 7 (8.97%) CCSP
6 6 (7.69%) CCNP
7 5 (6.41%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (6.41%) CCDP
8 4 (5.13%) CCNA
9 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.28%) CCA
10 1 (1.28%) CCDE
10 1 (1.28%) CCDA
10 1 (1.28%) PMP
10 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.28%) CCSA
10 1 (1.28%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.13%) SLA
3 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (46.15%) Cisco
2 26 (33.33%) Juniper
3 23 (29.49%) Huawei
4 22 (28.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 22 (28.21%) Ericsson
4 22 (28.21%) CheckPoint
5 17 (21.79%) Redback
6 16 (20.51%) Radware
7 12 (15.38%) Blue Coat
8 11 (14.10%) Nortel
9 9 (11.54%) NEC
10 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.97%) BT
11 6 (7.69%) Siemens
12 5 (6.41%) Citrix
13 4 (5.13%) F5
14 2 (2.56%) TippingPoint
14 2 (2.56%) Crossbeam
14 2 (2.56%) Avaya
14 2 (2.56%) HP
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