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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 502 453 381
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -72
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 111 123 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.50% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 26
Average daily rate
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£310 £280 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £232 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £365 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £260 £271
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.14%
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
25793 24704 26940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.35% 46.90% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14444 13694 13692
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1093 1105 1354
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 20 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 28 August 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 -43 89 £388 +38.39% 1
South East -32 58 £388 +55.00%
Berkshire -26 43 £310 +24.00%
Reading -6 17 £310 +24.00%
Surrey +2 8 - -
South West -30 8 - -
Guildford - 7 - -
London +5 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £350 -
North West -4 2 - - 1
Manchester -10 2 - -
Bristol -21 2 - -
East of England -27 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Slough - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Brentford - - - -

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 103 (51.50%) Telecoms
2 96 (48.00%) 3G
3 93 (46.50%) LTE
4 64 (32.00%) Radio Access Network
5 63 (31.50%) 2G
6 60 (30.00%) Ericsson
6 60 (30.00%) Huawei
7 51 (25.50%) 4G
8 47 (23.50%) Nokia
9 46 (23.00%) SGSN
10 38 (19.00%) GGSN
11 30 (15.00%) RNC
11 30 (15.00%) Configuration Management
11 30 (15.00%) DNS
12 29 (14.50%) GSM
13 25 (12.50%) UNIX
13 25 (12.50%) VoLTE
14 24 (12.00%) UMTS
15 23 (11.50%) SLA
16 21 (10.50%) MGW
16 21 (10.50%) Performance Management
16 21 (10.50%) Mapinfo
17 20 (10.00%) Degree
18 19 (9.50%) Juniper
18 19 (9.50%) MS Excel
19 18 (9.00%) MS Visio
19 18 (9.00%) ATM
19 18 (9.00%) Microsoft
19 18 (9.00%) Ethernet
19 18 (9.00%) Problem Management

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.00%) MS Visio
3 16 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.50%) MS Office
5 2 (1.00%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 96 (48.00%) 3G
2 93 (46.50%) LTE
3 64 (32.00%) Radio Access Network
4 63 (31.50%) 2G
5 51 (25.50%) 4G
6 46 (23.00%) SGSN
7 38 (19.00%) GGSN
8 30 (15.00%) RNC
8 30 (15.00%) DNS
9 29 (14.50%) GSM
10 25 (12.50%) VoLTE
11 24 (12.00%) UMTS
12 21 (10.50%) MGW
13 18 (9.00%) Ethernet
13 18 (9.00%) ATM
14 15 (7.50%) SDH
15 14 (7.00%) SS7
15 14 (7.00%) RANAP
16 13 (6.50%) 3GPP
17 12 (6.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.50%) MySQL
3 7 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.00%) MS Access
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 103 (51.50%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.50%) Legal
3 10 (5.00%) Back Office
4 9 (4.50%) Front Office
5 5 (2.50%) Finance
6 3 (1.50%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.50%) Billing
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 23 (11.50%) RAN Engineer
3 22 (11.00%) Databuild Engineer
4 13 (6.50%) Field Engineer
5 12 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.00%) RF Engineer
6 10 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
7 9 (4.50%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.50%) RF Optimisation Engineer
8 8 (4.00%) Architect
9 7 (3.50%) Developer
9 7 (3.50%) Network Support
10 6 (3.00%) Radio Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) CS Core Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Designer
11 5 (2.50%) Design Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Network Manager
11 5 (2.50%) Consultant
11 5 (2.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.50%) XML
2 4 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (1.50%) SyncML
3 3 (1.50%) WAP
3 3 (1.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.50%) J2EE
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.50%) Streaming Video
2 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.50%) PMI
2 3 (1.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.50%) GIS
3 1 (0.50%) Handset
3 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.50%) UNIX
2 8 (4.00%) Linux
3 4 (2.00%) VMS
4 3 (1.50%) Android
4 3 (1.50%) Windows
4 3 (1.50%) bada
4 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 21 (10.50%) Performance Management
3 18 (9.00%) Problem Management
4 17 (8.50%) WFM
4 17 (8.50%) Fault Management
5 15 (7.50%) Project Management
5 15 (7.50%) Change Management
5 15 (7.50%) Validation
6 14 (7.00%) Network Architecture
7 13 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (6.50%) ETL
7 13 (6.50%) Network Planning
8 12 (6.00%) Migration
9 11 (5.50%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.00%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (3.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (3.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.00%) SQL
2 10 (5.00%) C
2 10 (5.00%) Perl
3 8 (4.00%) Java
4 6 (3.00%) C#
5 5 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (0.50%) VBA
6 1 (0.50%) Python
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.50%) PMP
2 3 (1.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.50%) HNC
3 2 (1.00%) HND
3 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.50%) CCIE
4 1 (0.50%) CCNP
4 1 (0.50%) CCNA
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) CCA
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) NDS
2 2 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (8.50%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.50%) Netcool
3 1 (0.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 60 (30.00%) Ericsson
1 60 (30.00%) Huawei
2 47 (23.50%) Nokia
3 21 (10.50%) Mapinfo
4 19 (9.50%) Juniper
5 18 (9.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.00%) Cisco
7 11 (5.50%) Nortel
8 9 (4.50%) Oracle
9 8 (4.00%) Velocent
10 6 (3.00%) Greenplum
10 6 (3.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 5 (2.50%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.50%) Siemens
11 5 (2.50%) BT
12 4 (2.00%) Talend
12 4 (2.00%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.50%) Symbian
13 3 (1.50%) ZTE
13 3 (1.50%) NEC
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