The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia Solutions and Networks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia Solutions and Networks over the 3 months to 17 September 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) formerly Nokia Siemens Networks.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 477 441 380
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -61
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 119 142 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.58% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 26
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26028 24657 27297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.93% 46.75% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14753 13799 13866
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1109 1354
Average hourly rate £18.98 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks within the UK.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks within the UK.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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
England -57 96 £369 +13.46% 6
South East -35 61 £388 +49.03% 3
Berkshire -34 44 £330 +26.92% 3
Reading -17 16 £355 +39.21% 2
Surrey - 9 £270 -
South West -19 8 - -
Guildford - 8 £270 -
Bristol -15 6 - -
London +5 4 - -
North West -4 3 - - 1
Manchester -9 3 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £350 - 1
East of England -23 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Redhill - - - -

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 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 Solutions and Networks.

1 110 (56.99%) 3G
2 105 (54.40%) LTE
3 102 (52.85%) Telecoms
4 69 (35.75%) 2G
5 68 (35.23%) Radio Access Network
6 65 (33.68%) Huawei
7 63 (32.64%) Ericsson
8 56 (29.02%) 4G
9 52 (26.94%) Nokia
10 36 (18.65%) SGSN
11 32 (16.58%) GSM
12 28 (14.51%) UMTS
12 28 (14.51%) GGSN
12 28 (14.51%) VoLTE
13 26 (13.47%) Degree
14 25 (12.95%) UNIX
15 24 (12.44%) RNC
16 21 (10.88%) DNS
16 21 (10.88%) Mapinfo
17 20 (10.36%) SLA
18 19 (9.84%) Ethernet
18 19 (9.84%) ATM
18 19 (9.84%) Configuration Management
18 19 (9.84%) Validation
18 19 (9.84%) NSN NetAct
19 17 (8.81%) Network Architecture
19 17 (8.81%) Project Management
19 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (8.29%) SDH
21 15 (7.77%) SQL

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 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 Solutions and Networks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.70%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.66%) MS Office
4 8 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 110 (56.99%) 3G
2 105 (54.40%) LTE
3 69 (35.75%) 2G
4 68 (35.23%) Radio Access Network
5 56 (29.02%) 4G
6 36 (18.65%) SGSN
7 32 (16.58%) GSM
8 28 (14.51%) UMTS
8 28 (14.51%) GGSN
8 28 (14.51%) VoLTE
9 24 (12.44%) RNC
10 21 (10.88%) DNS
11 19 (9.84%) Ethernet
11 19 (9.84%) ATM
12 16 (8.29%) SDH
13 14 (7.25%) MGW
13 14 (7.25%) RANAP
14 12 (6.22%) 3GPP
15 11 (5.70%) SNMP
16 9 (4.66%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.11%) MySQL
4 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.04%) MS Access
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 102 (52.85%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.66%) Back Office
3 8 (4.15%) Legal
4 6 (3.11%) Front Office
4 6 (3.11%) Billing
5 5 (2.59%) Finance
6 2 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.52%) German Language
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (14.51%) Test Engineer
2 22 (11.40%) RAN Engineer
2 22 (11.40%) Databuild Engineer
3 17 (8.81%) Field Engineer
4 11 (5.70%) RF Engineer
5 10 (5.18%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.18%) RF Optimisation Engineer
6 9 (4.66%) Architect
7 8 (4.15%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.63%) Developer
9 6 (3.11%) Design Engineer
9 6 (3.11%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (3.11%) Radio Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Network Manager
10 5 (2.59%) Designer
10 5 (2.59%) Transmission Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Transmission Design Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Consultant
11 4 (2.07%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.66%) XML
2 4 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.04%) HTML
3 2 (1.04%) WAP
3 2 (1.04%) SyncML
4 1 (0.52%) CGI
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.07%) PMI
4 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.04%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.52%) CMDB
6 1 (0.52%) Handset
6 1 (0.52%) GIS
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.95%) UNIX
2 8 (4.15%) Linux
3 5 (2.59%) VMS
4 2 (1.04%) Windows
4 2 (1.04%) Android
4 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.04%) bada
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.84%) Configuration Management
1 19 (9.84%) Validation
2 17 (8.81%) Network Architecture
2 17 (8.81%) Project Management
3 13 (6.74%) Network Planning
3 13 (6.74%) Performance Management
4 12 (6.22%) WFM
5 11 (5.70%) ETL
5 11 (5.70%) Migration
6 10 (5.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (5.18%) Line Management
7 8 (4.15%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.63%) Fault Management
9 6 (3.11%) Change Management
9 6 (3.11%) Workflow
9 6 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.77%) SQL
2 12 (6.22%) C
3 9 (4.66%) Perl
4 6 (3.11%) Java
5 5 (2.59%) C#
6 4 (2.07%) C++
7 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.52%) VBA
7 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (13.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.07%) PMP
3 4 (2.07%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.07%) HNC
4 3 (1.55%) HND
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) CCA
5 1 (0.52%) CCIE
5 1 (0.52%) CCNP
5 1 (0.52%) CCNA
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.36%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) NDS
2 2 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (9.84%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.04%) OpenView
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.52%) Netcool
4 1 (0.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 65 (33.68%) Huawei
2 63 (32.64%) Ericsson
3 52 (26.94%) Nokia
4 21 (10.88%) Mapinfo
5 14 (7.25%) Cisco
6 12 (6.22%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.22%) Juniper
7 11 (5.70%) Nortel
8 8 (4.15%) Oracle
9 6 (3.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (2.59%) Greenplum
10 5 (2.59%) TIBCO
10 5 (2.59%) Siemens
10 5 (2.59%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.07%) IBM
11 4 (2.07%) BT
11 4 (2.07%) ZTE
12 3 (1.55%) Talend
12 3 (1.55%) NEC
13 2 (1.04%) HP
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