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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 531 489 453
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -36
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 76 93 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 12
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£310 £220 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £302 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £220 £274
% change year-on-year
+38.63% -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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £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 22 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 22 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
England -41 66 £310 +44.18% 3
South East -58 22 £310 +47.61% 2
Berkshire -36 20 £310 +47.61% 2
North West - 6 £318 -
Slough 0 5 - - 2
Reading -13 4 - -
Coventry -2 3 £260 -
West Midlands -16 3 £260 -
South West - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £263 -
Yorkshire - 3 £263 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £263 -
Maidenhead - 3 £363 -
Warrington - 3 £260 -
Cheshire - 3 £260 -
East of England +9 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire +1 2 £325 -
London -8 2 £325 +8.15% 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £375 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Newbury -7 1 £310 +77.14%
Bristol - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 155 (73.11%) Telecoms
2 140 (66.04%) Ericsson
3 135 (63.68%) Radio Access Network
4 91 (42.92%) GSM
5 89 (41.98%) LTE
6 85 (40.09%) RNC
6 85 (40.09%) UMTS
7 80 (37.74%) 3G
8 76 (35.85%) SDH
9 70 (33.02%) SLA
10 68 (32.08%) Nokia
11 66 (31.13%) Ethernet
11 66 (31.13%) ATM
11 66 (31.13%) 2G
12 64 (30.19%) WFM
13 62 (29.25%) Line Management
13 62 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (25.47%) Huawei
15 36 (16.98%) 4G
16 34 (16.04%) Network Planning
17 32 (15.09%) Nortel
18 28 (13.21%) SQL
19 26 (12.26%) Oracle
19 26 (12.26%) NSN NetAct
20 23 (10.85%) Perl
21 20 (9.43%) Performance Management
22 19 (8.96%) MS Office
22 19 (8.96%) Configuration Management
23 18 (8.49%) GPRS
23 18 (8.49%) QA

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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.

Applications
1 19 (8.96%) MS Office
2 14 (6.60%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.13%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 135 (63.68%) Radio Access Network
2 91 (42.92%) GSM
3 89 (41.98%) LTE
4 85 (40.09%) RNC
4 85 (40.09%) UMTS
5 80 (37.74%) 3G
6 76 (35.85%) SDH
7 66 (31.13%) Ethernet
7 66 (31.13%) ATM
7 66 (31.13%) 2G
8 36 (16.98%) 4G
9 18 (8.49%) GPRS
10 15 (7.08%) HSPA
11 13 (6.13%) Internet
12 12 (5.66%) VoLTE
13 10 (4.72%) WCDMA
14 9 (4.25%) ISUP
14 9 (4.25%) SNMP
15 8 (3.77%) GGSN
15 8 (3.77%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.83%) MySQL
1 6 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.36%) MS Access
2 5 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
General
1 155 (73.11%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.25%) German Language
3 8 (3.77%) Back Office
4 7 (3.30%) Electronics
5 4 (1.89%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Finance
7 2 (0.94%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (30.19%) Field Engineer
2 30 (14.15%) RAN Engineer
3 15 (7.08%) Test Engineer
4 10 (4.72%) Performance Engineer
4 10 (4.72%) Developer
5 9 (4.25%) Configuration Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) RAN Configuration Engineer
6 8 (3.77%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 8 (3.77%) Transmission Engineer
7 7 (3.30%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (3.30%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (2.36%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (2.36%) Consultant
9 4 (1.89%) Radio Engineer
9 4 (1.89%) Documentation Engineer
9 4 (1.89%) Microwave Engineer
9 4 (1.89%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 4 (1.89%) Transmission Planning Engineer
9 4 (1.89%) Databuild Engineer
9 4 (1.89%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.30%) XML
2 3 (1.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.77%) Replication
2 7 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
3 2 (0.94%) Statistics
3 2 (0.94%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.19%) UNIX
2 10 (4.72%) Linux
3 2 (0.94%) VMS
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.19%) WFM
2 62 (29.25%) Line Management
2 62 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (16.04%) Network Planning
4 20 (9.43%) Performance Management
5 19 (8.96%) Configuration Management
6 14 (6.60%) Validation
7 11 (5.19%) Resource Management
8 10 (4.72%) Network Design
9 9 (4.25%) Network Management
10 8 (3.77%) Network Architecture
11 7 (3.30%) Project Management
12 6 (2.83%) Test Planning
12 6 (2.83%) ETL
12 6 (2.83%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.36%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (1.89%) eTOM
14 4 (1.89%) Performance Improvement
14 4 (1.89%) ITIL
14 4 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.21%) SQL
2 23 (10.85%) Perl
3 10 (4.72%) C++
4 9 (4.25%) C
5 6 (2.83%) C#
5 6 (2.83%) Java
6 3 (1.42%) VBA
7 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (8.02%) HNC
2 9 (4.25%) Degree
3 8 (3.77%) HND
4 6 (2.83%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.36%) PMP
6 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (33.02%) SLA
2 18 (8.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) NFS
1 2 (0.94%) NDS
Systems Management
1 26 (12.26%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.47%) Netcool
2 1 (0.47%) OpenView
2 1 (0.47%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 140 (66.04%) Ericsson
2 68 (32.08%) Nokia
3 54 (25.47%) Huawei
4 32 (15.09%) Nortel
5 26 (12.26%) Oracle
6 17 (8.02%) Cramer
6 17 (8.02%) Amdocs
7 13 (6.13%) Siemens
8 10 (4.72%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.30%) Mapinfo
10 6 (2.83%) ZTE
11 5 (2.36%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.89%) Greenplum
12 4 (1.89%) Actix
12 4 (1.89%) Cisco
12 4 (1.89%) Remedy
13 3 (1.42%) IBM
13 3 (1.42%) ComArch
14 2 (0.94%) Tekelec
14 2 (0.94%) Tektronix
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