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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 509 462 386
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -76
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 81 108 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.45% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 29
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
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
24962 24020 26977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.12% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13017 13658
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1086 1196 1388
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.87 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 24 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 13 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 24 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 -46 66 £310 +3.41% 7
South East -39 48 £320 +6.66% 3
Berkshire -26 41 £289 +8.45% 3
Reading -14 16 - - 1
London +8 6 £301 -24.87% 1
Slough - 3 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Abbots Langley - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 111 (53.11%) Telecoms
2 90 (43.06%) 3G
3 65 (31.10%) LTE
4 64 (30.62%) SGSN
5 59 (28.23%) Radio Access Network
5 59 (28.23%) Ericsson
6 58 (27.75%) GGSN
7 56 (26.79%) 2G
8 54 (25.84%) Huawei
9 48 (22.97%) Configuration Management
10 46 (22.01%) DNS
11 42 (20.10%) Nokia
12 36 (17.22%) MGW
13 34 (16.27%) 4G
14 33 (15.79%) Problem Management
14 33 (15.79%) Fault Management
14 33 (15.79%) Juniper
15 32 (15.31%) Performance Management
16 31 (14.83%) Change Management
17 30 (14.35%) RNC
18 27 (12.92%) SS7
19 25 (11.96%) UNIX
20 22 (10.53%) UMTS
21 20 (9.57%) Velocent
21 20 (9.57%) LDAP
22 19 (9.09%) GSM
22 19 (9.09%) SLA
22 19 (9.09%) Ethernet
23 18 (8.61%) Cisco
23 18 (8.61%) L2TP

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 13 (6.22%) MS Excel
1 13 (6.22%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.44%) MS Office
4 2 (0.96%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 90 (43.06%) 3G
2 65 (31.10%) LTE
3 64 (30.62%) SGSN
4 59 (28.23%) Radio Access Network
5 58 (27.75%) GGSN
6 56 (26.79%) 2G
7 46 (22.01%) DNS
8 36 (17.22%) MGW
9 34 (16.27%) 4G
10 30 (14.35%) RNC
11 27 (12.92%) SS7
12 22 (10.53%) UMTS
13 20 (9.57%) LDAP
14 19 (9.09%) GSM
14 19 (9.09%) Ethernet
15 18 (8.61%) L2TP
16 17 (8.13%) SDH
16 17 (8.13%) ATM
17 16 (7.66%) VoLTE
18 14 (6.70%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (4.78%) MySQL
3 9 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.96%) MS Access
6 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 111 (53.11%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.61%) Legal
3 15 (7.18%) Front Office
4 12 (5.74%) Back Office
5 4 (1.91%) Finance
6 3 (1.44%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 28 (13.40%) NOC Engineer
2 22 (10.53%) Databuild Engineer
3 17 (8.13%) Test Engineer
4 16 (7.66%) Field Engineer
5 15 (7.18%) Support Engineer
5 15 (7.18%) RAN Engineer
6 14 (6.70%) Architect
7 11 (5.26%) Network Support
8 10 (4.78%) CS Core Engineer
9 9 (4.31%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.35%) Design Engineer
12 6 (2.87%) Network Manager
12 6 (2.87%) Consultant
13 5 (2.39%) Network Engineer
13 5 (2.39%) Developer
13 5 (2.39%) Integration Engineer
14 4 (1.91%) Voice Engineer
14 4 (1.91%) Test and Integration Engineer
14 4 (1.91%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.70%) XML
2 6 (2.87%) .NET
2 6 (2.87%) J2EE
3 3 (1.44%) HTML
3 3 (1.44%) WAP
3 3 (1.44%) SyncML
4 2 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.44%) PMI
1 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
1 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
1 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
1 3 (1.44%) Streaming Video
1 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.48%) Handset
2 1 (0.48%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.96%) UNIX
2 6 (2.87%) Linux
3 3 (1.44%) Windows
3 3 (1.44%) Windows Phone
3 3 (1.44%) bada
3 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.44%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Solaris
4 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.97%) Configuration Management
2 33 (15.79%) Problem Management
2 33 (15.79%) Fault Management
3 32 (15.31%) Performance Management
4 31 (14.83%) Change Management
5 16 (7.66%) ETL
6 15 (7.18%) Service Delivery
6 15 (7.18%) Validation
7 14 (6.70%) WFM
8 12 (5.74%) Project Management
9 11 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (5.26%) Network Architecture
10 10 (4.78%) Network Planning
11 9 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.83%) Migration
13 7 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.35%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (2.87%) Web Development
14 6 (2.87%) Risk Assessment
15 5 (2.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.74%) Java
1 12 (5.74%) Perl
2 10 (4.78%) C#
3 9 (4.31%) C++
4 7 (3.35%) C
5 6 (2.87%) SQL
6 1 (0.48%) Python
6 1 (0.48%) VBA
6 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (7.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) HNC
2 3 (1.44%) PMP
2 3 (1.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.96%) HND
4 1 (0.48%) CCIE
4 1 (0.48%) CCNP
4 1 (0.48%) CCNA
4 1 (0.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) NFS
1 2 (0.96%) NDS
Systems Management
1 17 (8.13%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (28.23%) Ericsson
2 54 (25.84%) Huawei
3 42 (20.10%) Nokia
4 33 (15.79%) Juniper
5 20 (9.57%) Velocent
6 18 (8.61%) Cisco
6 18 (8.61%) Mapinfo
7 14 (6.70%) Nortel
8 13 (6.22%) Microsoft
8 13 (6.22%) Oracle
9 10 (4.78%) Greenplum
10 8 (3.83%) Talend
11 5 (2.39%) BT
12 4 (1.91%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (1.91%) Siemens
13 3 (1.44%) Symbian
13 3 (1.44%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.44%) NEC
13 3 (1.44%) Amdocs
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