The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 517 483 392
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -91
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 63 87 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.37% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 26
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£302 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £262 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £278 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23993 23758 26687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.54% 47.39% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13413 12775 13419
Average daily rate £380 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +2.64%
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 1060 1245 1358
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%

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 11 July 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 14 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 11 July 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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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 -30 56 £310 +11.80% 6
South East -33 42 £320 +14.28% 2
Berkshire -19 36 £289 +5.47% 2
Reading -20 13 - - 1
London - 5 £301 - 1
Slough +3 3 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 1
East of England -12 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Abbots Langley - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 108 (53.73%) Telecoms
2 81 (40.30%) 3G
3 65 (32.34%) SGSN
4 61 (30.35%) GGSN
5 54 (26.87%) Ericsson
6 53 (26.37%) LTE
6 53 (26.37%) Radio Access Network
7 51 (25.37%) 2G
8 48 (23.88%) Configuration Management
9 46 (22.89%) DNS
10 45 (22.39%) Huawei
11 41 (20.40%) Nokia
12 39 (19.40%) MGW
13 36 (17.91%) Juniper
14 35 (17.41%) Fault Management
15 33 (16.42%) Problem Management
15 33 (16.42%) Change Management
16 30 (14.93%) Performance Management
17 29 (14.43%) SS7
18 28 (13.93%) RNC
18 28 (13.93%) 4G
19 24 (11.94%) UMTS
20 23 (11.44%) Velocent
21 22 (10.95%) NSN NetAct
21 22 (10.95%) LDAP
22 20 (9.95%) GSM
22 20 (9.95%) SDH
22 20 (9.95%) UNIX
22 20 (9.95%) Cisco
22 20 (9.95%) L2TP

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 11 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.00%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 81 (40.30%) 3G
2 65 (32.34%) SGSN
3 61 (30.35%) GGSN
4 53 (26.37%) LTE
4 53 (26.37%) Radio Access Network
5 51 (25.37%) 2G
6 46 (22.89%) DNS
7 39 (19.40%) MGW
8 29 (14.43%) SS7
9 28 (13.93%) 4G
9 28 (13.93%) RNC
10 24 (11.94%) UMTS
11 22 (10.95%) LDAP
12 20 (9.95%) GSM
12 20 (9.95%) SDH
12 20 (9.95%) L2TP
13 19 (9.45%) Ethernet
14 17 (8.46%) ATM
14 17 (8.46%) MPLS
15 15 (7.46%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.98%) MySQL
3 5 (2.49%) MS Access
4 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 108 (53.73%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.95%) Legal
3 15 (7.46%) Front Office
4 13 (6.47%) Back Office
5 3 (1.49%) Finance
5 3 (1.49%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (15.92%) NOC Engineer
2 21 (10.45%) Databuild Engineer
3 16 (7.96%) Support Engineer
3 16 (7.96%) Field Engineer
4 14 (6.97%) Test Engineer
4 14 (6.97%) RAN Engineer
5 13 (6.47%) CS Core Engineer
6 12 (5.97%) Architect
7 11 (5.47%) Network Support
8 8 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.48%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.48%) Design Engineer
10 5 (2.49%) Consultant
10 5 (2.49%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (1.99%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (1.99%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 4 (1.99%) Network Manager
11 4 (1.99%) Senior Architect
11 4 (1.99%) Transmission Engineer
11 4 (1.99%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.98%) XML
2 6 (2.99%) .NET
2 6 (2.99%) J2EE
3 4 (1.99%) WAP
4 3 (1.49%) SyncML
4 3 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.49%) PMI
1 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
1 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
1 3 (1.49%) Streaming Video
1 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.50%) Handset
2 1 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.95%) UNIX
2 4 (1.99%) Linux
3 3 (1.49%) Windows
3 3 (1.49%) Android
3 3 (1.49%) bada
3 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.49%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Solaris
4 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.88%) Configuration Management
2 35 (17.41%) Fault Management
3 33 (16.42%) Problem Management
3 33 (16.42%) Change Management
4 30 (14.93%) Performance Management
5 17 (8.46%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.97%) WFM
7 12 (5.97%) ETL
8 10 (4.98%) Validation
8 10 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (4.48%) Network Architecture
9 9 (4.48%) Network Planning
9 9 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.98%) Project Management
11 7 (3.48%) Migration
11 7 (3.48%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (2.99%) Web Development
13 5 (2.49%) Risk Assessment
14 3 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.47%) Perl
2 9 (4.48%) Java
3 7 (3.48%) C
4 6 (2.99%) C#
4 6 (2.99%) C++
4 6 (2.99%) SQL
5 1 (0.50%) VBA
5 1 (0.50%) Python
5 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (3.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) PMP
2 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.49%) HNC
3 2 (1.00%) HND
3 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.50%) CCIE
4 1 (0.50%) CCNP
4 1 (0.50%) CCNA
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) NFS
1 2 (1.00%) NDS
Systems Management
1 22 (10.95%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (26.87%) Ericsson
2 45 (22.39%) Huawei
3 41 (20.40%) Nokia
4 36 (17.91%) Juniper
5 23 (11.44%) Velocent
6 20 (9.95%) Cisco
7 17 (8.46%) Mapinfo
8 13 (6.47%) Nortel
8 13 (6.47%) Oracle
9 10 (4.98%) Microsoft
10 8 (3.98%) Greenplum
11 7 (3.48%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.99%) Talend
13 4 (1.99%) BT
13 4 (1.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 3 (1.49%) Symbian
14 3 (1.49%) Siemens
14 3 (1.49%) Amdocs
15 2 (1.00%) NEC
16 1 (0.50%) Anite
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