The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 123 142 120
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs citing Nokia 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.094% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.22% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £16.67
% change year-on-year
- -13.01%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1179 1379 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.96% 43.28% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 860 551
Average daily rate £360 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 61
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nokia across the South West region.

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Nokia
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Nokia Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Nokia
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Wiltshire - 7 £600 -
Bristol +2 3 £360 +9.09%
Devon - 1 £260 -
Dorset - 1 £260 -
Somerset - 1 £260 -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (50.00%) Cisco
1 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
3 10 (29.41%) IBM
3 10 (29.41%) Firewall
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) HP
5 8 (23.53%) PRINCE
6 7 (20.59%) MPLS
6 7 (20.59%) OSPF
6 7 (20.59%) BGP
6 7 (20.59%) Juniper
6 7 (20.59%) CA
6 7 (20.59%) Ericsson
6 7 (20.59%) Wireless
6 7 (20.59%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (20.59%) VPN
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony
6 7 (20.59%) Blue Coat
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (20.59%) IronPort
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
6 7 (20.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (20.59%) Unified Communications
6 7 (20.59%) Network Management
6 7 (20.59%) FWSM
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (20.59%) Spanning Tree

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) MPLS
2 7 (20.59%) OSPF
2 7 (20.59%) BGP
2 7 (20.59%) VPN
2 7 (20.59%) Wireless
2 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco IPT
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (20.59%) Unified Communications
2 7 (20.59%) FWSM
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (14.71%) 4G
5 4 (11.76%) 2G
5 4 (11.76%) 3G
5 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
6 3 (8.82%) WAN
6 3 (8.82%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) OLTP
General
1 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Network Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Documentation Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Field Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Support
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Writer
6 2 (5.88%) Documentation Writer
7 1 (2.94%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) SOAP
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
1 3 (8.82%) XSD
1 3 (8.82%) WSDL
1 3 (8.82%) Middleware
1 3 (8.82%) Java EE
1 3 (8.82%) JSON
1 3 (8.82%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) WCF
2 1 (2.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) AIX
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) PRINCE
3 7 (20.59%) Network Management
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) BPMN
5 3 (8.82%) Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.82%) BPEL
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) B2B
5 3 (8.82%) B2C
5 3 (8.82%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) NDS
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.94%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco
1 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (29.41%) IBM
3 9 (26.47%) HP
4 7 (20.59%) Juniper
4 7 (20.59%) CA
4 7 (20.59%) Ericsson
4 7 (20.59%) IronPort
4 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
4 7 (20.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (20.59%) Blue Coat
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) Huawei
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.94%) NEC
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.94%) Nortel