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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 482 477 378
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -99
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 125 101 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.42% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 37
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £268
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +0.93%
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
25422 24038 24478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.55% 46.25% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14968 13682 12666
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1238 1190 1329
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 15 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 21 November 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 -3 113 £310 -10.14% 4
South East -2 61 £320 +18.51% 2
Berkshire +11 51 £320 +18.51% 2
South West -19 16 - -
Reading +9 14 £400 +48.14% 1
Bristol -10 9 - -
London -10 9 £291 -16.85%
Surrey -2 6 £290 -
North West - 3 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £315 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Redhill - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hook - - - -
Brentford - - - -

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 139 (61.50%) 3G
2 127 (56.19%) Telecoms
3 121 (53.54%) LTE
4 106 (46.90%) Radio Access Network
5 94 (41.59%) Ericsson
6 81 (35.84%) 4G
7 80 (35.40%) Huawei
8 78 (34.51%) 2G
9 58 (25.66%) Nokia
10 41 (18.14%) VoLTE
11 40 (17.70%) GSM
11 40 (17.70%) Degree
11 40 (17.70%) RNC
12 37 (16.37%) UMTS
12 37 (16.37%) SLA
13 32 (14.16%) SGSN
14 31 (13.72%) Validation
14 31 (13.72%) SQL
15 28 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (11.95%) UNIX
17 25 (11.06%) Ethernet
18 24 (10.62%) ATM
18 24 (10.62%) Line Management
19 22 (9.73%) MS Excel
19 22 (9.73%) SDH
19 22 (9.73%) Configuration Management
19 22 (9.73%) WFM
19 22 (9.73%) Performance Management
20 21 (9.29%) RANAP
20 21 (9.29%) Project Management

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (0.44%) Apache
1 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.96%) MS Visio
2 18 (7.96%) MS Office
3 7 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 139 (61.50%) 3G
2 121 (53.54%) LTE
3 106 (46.90%) Radio Access Network
4 81 (35.84%) 4G
5 78 (34.51%) 2G
6 41 (18.14%) VoLTE
7 40 (17.70%) RNC
7 40 (17.70%) GSM
8 37 (16.37%) UMTS
9 32 (14.16%) SGSN
10 25 (11.06%) Ethernet
11 24 (10.62%) ATM
12 22 (9.73%) SDH
13 21 (9.29%) RANAP
14 20 (8.85%) GGSN
14 20 (8.85%) 3GPP
14 20 (8.85%) DNS
15 18 (7.96%) SNMP
16 13 (5.75%) MGW
17 11 (4.87%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (4.87%) MySQL
4 6 (2.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.88%) MS Access
6 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 127 (56.19%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.87%) Finance
3 10 (4.42%) Back Office
4 7 (3.10%) Legal
5 6 (2.65%) Marketing
6 5 (2.21%) Billing
7 3 (1.33%) Front Office
7 3 (1.33%) German Language
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 34 (15.04%) Field Engineer
2 31 (13.72%) Test Engineer
3 15 (6.64%) Developer
4 14 (6.19%) RAN Engineer
5 10 (4.42%) Designer
5 10 (4.42%) RF Engineer
5 10 (4.42%) Project Manager
6 9 (3.98%) RF Optimisation Engineer
7 8 (3.54%) Radio Engineer
7 8 (3.54%) Architect
7 8 (3.54%) Consultant
8 7 (3.10%) Network Manager
8 7 (3.10%) Design Engineer
9 6 (2.65%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.65%) Network Engineer
9 6 (2.65%) Database Developer
9 6 (2.65%) 3G Engineer
10 5 (2.21%) OSS Engineer
10 5 (2.21%) Voice Engineer
10 5 (2.21%) Databuild Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.31%) XML
2 6 (2.65%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (1.77%) .NET
4 2 (0.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.77%) User Experience
3 4 (1.77%) GIS
4 3 (1.33%) PMI
5 2 (0.88%) Replication
5 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.44%) CMDB
6 1 (0.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.95%) UNIX
2 17 (7.52%) Linux
3 5 (2.21%) VMS
4 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.72%) Validation
2 24 (10.62%) Line Management
3 22 (9.73%) Performance Management
3 22 (9.73%) Configuration Management
3 22 (9.73%) WFM
4 21 (9.29%) Project Management
5 18 (7.96%) Network Architecture
6 17 (7.52%) Network Planning
7 15 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.31%) ETL
8 12 (5.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (4.87%) Migration
10 10 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.98%) Coaching
12 7 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.10%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.10%) Network Design
13 6 (2.65%) ITIL
13 6 (2.65%) Workflow
14 5 (2.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.72%) SQL
2 18 (7.96%) Perl
3 13 (5.75%) C#
4 12 (5.31%) C++
4 12 (5.31%) C
5 8 (3.54%) Java
6 2 (0.88%) Python
6 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (17.70%) Degree
2 9 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.21%) HNC
4 4 (1.77%) HND
4 4 (1.77%) PMP
4 4 (1.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) CCA
6 1 (0.44%) CCIE
6 1 (0.44%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.21%) NDS
2 2 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (7.08%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (1.77%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.33%) Netcool
3 3 (1.33%) OpenView
4 1 (0.44%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 94 (41.59%) Ericsson
2 80 (35.40%) Huawei
3 58 (25.66%) Nokia
4 21 (9.29%) Nortel
5 19 (8.41%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.41%) Oracle
6 16 (7.08%) Mapinfo
7 14 (6.19%) Cisco
8 10 (4.42%) Greenplum
9 7 (3.10%) IBM
9 7 (3.10%) Business Objects
10 6 (2.65%) TIBCO
10 6 (2.65%) Siemens
10 6 (2.65%) Juniper
11 5 (2.21%) ZTE
11 5 (2.21%) Talend
12 4 (1.77%) Cramer
12 4 (1.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (1.33%) BMC
13 3 (1.33%) HP
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