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 1 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) formerly Nokia Siemens Networks.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 478 469 446
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 124 126 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.51% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 12
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£300 £220 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.47% -19.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £305 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £220 £274
% change year-on-year
+35.22% -19.63%
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
25335 24686 22668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 45.32% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14466 13932 12019
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1097 1061 1208
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.81 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

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 30 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 1 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
England -13 107 £298 +48.87% 2
South East -56 31 £350 +84.21% 1
Berkshire -40 24 £350 +84.21% 1
North West -7 16 £260 -
South West +15 13 - -
West Midlands -16 8 £260 -
Slough -3 7 £438 +116.04% 1
Cheshire - 7 £260 -
Warrington - 7 £260 -
Coventry +1 6 £260 -
London -11 6 £325 +47.72% 1
Reading -32 6 £350 +62.79%
Leeds - 6 £263 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £263 -
Yorkshire - 6 £263 -
Manchester -11 5 £375 -
East Midlands - 5 - -
Derbyshire - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
Liverpool - 4 - -
Bristol +6 3 - -
Guildford -5 3 - -
Surrey -12 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £363 -
Bracknell 0 2 - -
Newbury -10 2 £303 +72.85%
Oxford - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 - -

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 175 (72.61%) Telecoms
2 158 (65.56%) Radio Access Network
3 155 (64.32%) Ericsson
4 100 (41.49%) GSM
5 99 (41.08%) RNC
6 96 (39.83%) LTE
7 95 (39.42%) 3G
8 94 (39.00%) UMTS
9 85 (35.27%) SDH
10 78 (32.37%) SLA
10 78 (32.37%) Nokia
11 76 (31.54%) Ethernet
12 75 (31.12%) ATM
13 73 (30.29%) 2G
14 72 (29.88%) WFM
15 71 (29.46%) Line Management
16 70 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
17 57 (23.65%) Huawei
18 47 (19.50%) 4G
19 35 (14.52%) Network Planning
20 33 (13.69%) Nortel
21 29 (12.03%) SQL
22 28 (11.62%) Oracle
23 27 (11.20%) NSN NetAct
24 25 (10.37%) Performance Management
24 25 (10.37%) Configuration Management
25 24 (9.96%) Perl
26 20 (8.30%) Validation
27 19 (7.88%) MS Office
28 18 (7.47%) GPRS

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (7.88%) MS Office
2 15 (6.22%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (5.39%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 158 (65.56%) Radio Access Network
2 100 (41.49%) GSM
3 99 (41.08%) RNC
4 96 (39.83%) LTE
5 95 (39.42%) 3G
6 94 (39.00%) UMTS
7 85 (35.27%) SDH
8 76 (31.54%) Ethernet
9 75 (31.12%) ATM
10 73 (30.29%) 2G
11 47 (19.50%) 4G
12 18 (7.47%) GPRS
13 16 (6.64%) SGSN
14 15 (6.22%) HSPA
14 15 (6.22%) VoLTE
15 13 (5.39%) Internet
16 11 (4.56%) GGSN
17 10 (4.15%) WCDMA
18 9 (3.73%) SNMP
18 9 (3.73%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (2.49%) MySQL
2 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.07%) MS Access
3 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
General
1 175 (72.61%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.15%) German Language
3 8 (3.32%) Back Office
3 8 (3.32%) Legal
4 7 (2.90%) Electronics
5 6 (2.49%) Finance
6 3 (1.24%) Law
7 2 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 76 (31.54%) Field Engineer
2 31 (12.86%) RAN Engineer
3 21 (8.71%) Test Engineer
4 11 (4.56%) Developer
5 10 (4.15%) Performance Engineer
6 9 (3.73%) Configuration Engineer
6 9 (3.73%) RAN Configuration Engineer
7 8 (3.32%) Transmission Engineer
7 8 (3.32%) RAN Performance Engineer
8 7 (2.90%) Design Engineer
8 7 (2.90%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (2.90%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (2.49%) Senior Design Engineer
9 6 (2.49%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.07%) Consultant
11 4 (1.66%) Radio Engineer
11 4 (1.66%) Microwave Engineer
11 4 (1.66%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 4 (1.66%) Documentation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.32%) XML
2 4 (1.66%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.32%) Replication
3 2 (0.83%) Statistics
4 1 (0.41%) PMI
4 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.98%) UNIX
2 11 (4.56%) Linux
3 2 (0.83%) VMS
4 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.88%) WFM
2 71 (29.46%) Line Management
3 70 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (14.52%) Network Planning
5 25 (10.37%) Performance Management
5 25 (10.37%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.30%) Validation
7 12 (4.98%) Resource Management
8 11 (4.56%) Project Management
9 10 (4.15%) Network Design
10 9 (3.73%) Network Management
11 8 (3.32%) Network Architecture
12 6 (2.49%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (2.49%) Test Planning
12 6 (2.49%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.49%) ETL
13 5 (2.07%) ITIL
13 5 (2.07%) Capacity Management
14 4 (1.66%) eTOM
14 4 (1.66%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.03%) SQL
2 24 (9.96%) Perl
3 11 (4.56%) C++
4 10 (4.15%) C
5 7 (2.90%) C#
6 6 (2.49%) Java
7 3 (1.24%) VBA
8 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (7.05%) HNC
2 11 (4.56%) Degree
3 8 (3.32%) HND
4 6 (2.49%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.07%) PMP
6 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (32.37%) SLA
2 18 (7.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) NFS
2 2 (0.83%) NDS
Systems Management
1 27 (11.20%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 155 (64.32%) Ericsson
2 78 (32.37%) Nokia
3 57 (23.65%) Huawei
4 33 (13.69%) Nortel
5 28 (11.62%) Oracle
6 15 (6.22%) Cramer
6 15 (6.22%) Amdocs
7 14 (5.81%) Siemens
8 11 (4.56%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.90%) Mapinfo
10 6 (2.49%) Actix
10 6 (2.49%) ZTE
11 5 (2.07%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.07%) Cisco
12 4 (1.66%) Greenplum
12 4 (1.66%) Remedy
13 3 (1.24%) ComArch
14 2 (0.83%) TIBCO
15 1 (0.41%) IBM
15 1 (0.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
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