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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 591 506 465
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -41
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 34 111 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 8
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£305 £310 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £239 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +19.23%
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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £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 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 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 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 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 -70 31 £305 -21.29% 1
South East -55 22 £305 -21.29% 1
Berkshire -30 17 £300 -3.22% 1
London +18 3 £325 -
Maidenhead +5 3 £260 -25.71%
Reading -22 3 £325 +4.83%
Slough - 3 £305 -
Guildford -6 2 £250 -
Surrey -9 2 £250 -
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
East of England +3 1 £330 -
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Scotland -7 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Newbury -13 1 £425 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
Hook - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £330 -

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 51 (53.13%) 3G
3 50 (52.08%) Ericsson
4 49 (51.04%) Huawei
5 48 (50.00%) LTE
6 41 (42.71%) Radio Access Network
7 35 (36.46%) 2G
8 30 (31.25%) Nokia
9 23 (23.96%) GSM
10 21 (21.88%) MS Office
11 20 (20.83%) UMTS
11 20 (20.83%) 4G
12 17 (17.71%) SDH
13 15 (15.63%) Nortel
14 14 (14.58%) UNIX
14 14 (14.58%) SQL
15 13 (13.54%) Internet
15 13 (13.54%) Configuration Management
16 12 (12.50%) Network Planning
16 12 (12.50%) C++
16 12 (12.50%) Oracle
16 12 (12.50%) Performance Management
17 11 (11.46%) RNC
17 11 (11.46%) Perl
17 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
17 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
18 10 (10.42%) Siemens
18 10 (10.42%) Linux
18 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
18 10 (10.42%) HNC

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.04%) CMS
1 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (21.88%) MS Office
2 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 51 (53.13%) 3G
2 48 (50.00%) LTE
3 41 (42.71%) Radio Access Network
4 35 (36.46%) 2G
5 23 (23.96%) GSM
6 20 (20.83%) UMTS
6 20 (20.83%) 4G
7 17 (17.71%) SDH
8 13 (13.54%) Internet
9 11 (11.46%) RNC
10 10 (10.42%) VoLTE
11 9 (9.38%) GGSN
11 9 (9.38%) SGSN
11 9 (9.38%) SS7
11 9 (9.38%) GPRS
11 9 (9.38%) Ethernet
12 8 (8.33%) SNMP
12 8 (8.33%) DNS
12 8 (8.33%) ATM
12 8 (8.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) MySQL
1 7 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.08%) MS Access
5 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
General
1 56 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.42%) German Language
3 9 (9.38%) Back Office
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Front Office
5 1 (1.04%) Finance
5 1 (1.04%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (12.50%) Developer
1 12 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 10 (10.42%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (10.42%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (9.38%) Designer
3 9 (9.38%) Field Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 4 (4.17%) Microwave Engineer
5 4 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 4 (4.17%) Consultant
5 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.13%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) CS Core Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Back Office Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Transmission Engineer
7 2 (2.08%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 2 (2.08%) Databuild Engineer
7 2 (2.08%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) XML
2 6 (6.25%) .NET
3 4 (4.17%) Web Services
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.08%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.08%) PMI
2 2 (2.08%) Replication
2 2 (2.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) UNIX
2 10 (10.42%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) VMS
4 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) Configuration Management
2 12 (12.50%) Network Planning
2 12 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 10 (10.42%) Validation
4 7 (7.29%) Project Management
4 7 (7.29%) Network Architecture
5 5 (5.21%) ETL
6 4 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (4.17%) Web Development
6 4 (4.17%) WFM
6 4 (4.17%) Line Management
7 3 (3.13%) Network Management
7 3 (3.13%) Network Design
8 2 (2.08%) Migration
8 2 (2.08%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.08%) CRM
8 2 (2.08%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.08%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) C++
3 11 (11.46%) Perl
4 8 (8.33%) C#
5 5 (5.21%) Java
6 2 (2.08%) C
6 2 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) HNC
2 6 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 6 (6.25%) Degree
3 4 (4.17%) PMP
4 2 (2.08%) MBA
5 1 (1.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
1 9 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) NDS
2 1 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.08%) Netcool
3 1 (1.04%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 50 (52.08%) Ericsson
2 49 (51.04%) Huawei
3 30 (31.25%) Nokia
4 15 (15.63%) Nortel
5 12 (12.50%) Oracle
6 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.42%) Siemens
8 8 (8.33%) Amdocs
9 7 (7.29%) ZTE
10 5 (5.21%) Greenplum
10 5 (5.21%) ComArch
10 5 (5.21%) Cramer
11 3 (3.13%) IBM
11 3 (3.13%) BT
11 3 (3.13%) NEC
11 3 (3.13%) Mapinfo
12 2 (2.08%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.08%) Cisco
12 2 (2.08%) Juniper
12 2 (2.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
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