The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 472 470 326
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -144
Contract jobs citing Nokia 140 116 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.47% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 77
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £285 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% +48.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-70.66% +33.92%

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nokia within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nokia within the UK.

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Nokia
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Nokia Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nokia within the UK.

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Nokia
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +5 126 £360 +2.85% 17
South East +25 62 £368 +3.15% 7
Berkshire +3 32 £360 +8.67% 5
West Midlands -4 29 £295 -10.60% 4
Surrey +10 18 £368 -20.54%
London -3 12 £425 +13.33% 5
Reading +12 11 £360 +38.46% 3
North West +1 8 £375 - 1
Manchester -6 7 £375 - 1
South West -39 6 £300 -
Yorkshire +5 5 £275 -
City of London +28 4 £513 +17.47% 2
Hampshire -9 3 £315 -16.00%
East of England -25 3 £126 -66.33%
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £500 -
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £126 -
Cambridge - 2 £126 -
Cheltenham - 2 £300 -
South Wales - 2 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 -
Warwickshire -9 1 - - 2
Scotland -13 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -25 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Chippenham - - - -

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Nokia 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.

1 121 (53.78%) Firewall
2 110 (48.89%) CheckPoint
3 105 (46.67%) Cisco
4 83 (36.89%) Telecoms
5 70 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (28.00%) VPN
7 62 (27.56%) Juniper
8 61 (27.11%) LTE
9 53 (23.56%) Load Balancing
10 52 (23.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 48 (21.33%) 3G
12 46 (20.44%) Huawei
13 44 (19.56%) Cisco ASA
14 43 (19.11%) F5
14 43 (19.11%) Ericsson
15 41 (18.22%) OSPF
15 41 (18.22%) Blue Coat
16 40 (17.78%) BGP
16 40 (17.78%) MPLS
17 39 (17.33%) VoIP
17 39 (17.33%) Network Management
18 36 (16.00%) 2G
19 34 (15.11%) Network Architecture
20 33 (14.67%) Radio Access Network
21 32 (14.22%) Network Security
21 32 (14.22%) CCNA
22 31 (13.78%) WAN
22 31 (13.78%) Ethernet
22 31 (13.78%) ITIL
22 31 (13.78%) Finance

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Nokia 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.67%) IIS
3 4 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
Applications
1 14 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.89%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.89%) InDesign
4 2 (0.89%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 121 (53.78%) Firewall
2 63 (28.00%) VPN
3 61 (27.11%) LTE
4 48 (21.33%) 3G
5 44 (19.56%) Cisco ASA
6 41 (18.22%) OSPF
7 40 (17.78%) BGP
7 40 (17.78%) MPLS
8 39 (17.33%) VoIP
9 36 (16.00%) 2G
10 33 (14.67%) Radio Access Network
11 32 (14.22%) Network Security
12 31 (13.78%) WAN
12 31 (13.78%) Ethernet
13 30 (13.33%) IPsec
14 29 (12.89%) LAN
15 27 (12.00%) SSL
15 27 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
15 27 (12.00%) 4G
16 21 (9.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.44%) Ingres
General
1 83 (36.89%) Telecoms
2 31 (13.78%) Finance
3 16 (7.11%) Back Office
4 4 (1.78%) Legal
5 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.89%) Automotive
6 2 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 36 (16.00%) Design Engineer
3 17 (7.56%) IP Engineer
4 15 (6.67%) Consultant
5 14 (6.22%) Transmission Engineer
6 12 (5.33%) Analyst
7 11 (4.89%) Network Consultant
7 11 (4.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (4.89%) Security Engineer
8 10 (4.44%) RF Engineer
8 10 (4.44%) Transmission Design Engineer
8 10 (4.44%) RF Optimisation Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) RAN Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) Architect
9 9 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) Network Specialist
10 8 (3.56%) Firewall Engineer
10 8 (3.56%) Databuild Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) Monitoring Specialist
11 7 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.00%) CSS
2 8 (3.56%) Middleware
3 4 (1.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.33%) User Experience
2 11 (4.89%) Visualisation
2 11 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.89%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.67%) Statistics
5 5 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.78%) PKI
7 3 (1.33%) PMI
7 3 (1.33%) CESG
8 2 (0.89%) AVVID
8 2 (0.89%) NHS
8 2 (0.89%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.89%) iPhone
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.89%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.44%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.22%) Windows
2 15 (6.67%) UNIX
3 12 (5.33%) Linux
4 11 (4.89%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.67%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.56%) Load Balancing
2 39 (17.33%) Network Management
3 34 (15.11%) Network Architecture
4 31 (13.78%) ITIL
5 20 (8.89%) Service Delivery
5 20 (8.89%) Project Management
6 17 (7.56%) Network Design
7 13 (5.78%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (5.78%) Network Planning
8 12 (5.33%) Migration
9 11 (4.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (4.89%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (4.44%) Validation
11 9 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.56%) Change Management
12 8 (3.56%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (3.11%) Network Load Balancing
14 6 (2.67%) Information Security
14 6 (2.67%) Configuration Management
15 5 (2.22%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.11%) SQL
2 6 (2.67%) C
3 4 (1.78%) C++
3 4 (1.78%) Java
4 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (14.22%) CCNA
3 29 (12.89%) CCIE
4 28 (12.44%) CCNP
5 25 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 19 (8.44%) SC Cleared
7 15 (6.67%) Degree
8 13 (5.78%) CISSP
9 12 (5.33%) CCDP
10 9 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (3.56%) CCSP
12 6 (2.67%) CCDA
13 4 (1.78%) CCVP
13 4 (1.78%) MOS
13 4 (1.78%) CCSE
14 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.33%) MCSE
14 3 (1.33%) PMP
14 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
14 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.11%) QA
1 7 (3.11%) SLA
2 6 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (9.78%) ProxySG
2 16 (7.11%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.44%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.89%) OPNET
2 9 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
3 6 (2.67%) DameWare
3 6 (2.67%) OVSD
3 6 (2.67%) OpenView
4 5 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.78%) SCOM
5 4 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.89%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 110 (48.89%) CheckPoint
2 105 (46.67%) Cisco
3 62 (27.56%) Juniper
4 52 (23.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 46 (20.44%) Huawei
6 43 (19.11%) F5
6 43 (19.11%) Ericsson
7 41 (18.22%) Blue Coat
8 28 (12.44%) Microsoft
9 25 (11.11%) Redback
10 24 (10.67%) Radware
11 19 (8.44%) Nortel
12 17 (7.56%) Citrix
13 16 (7.11%) HP
13 16 (7.11%) SolarWinds
14 15 (6.67%) Fortinet
15 14 (6.22%) BT
15 14 (6.22%) NEC
16 13 (5.78%) BMC
17 12 (5.33%) Riverbed
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