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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 451 440 337
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -103
Contract jobs citing Nokia 163 135 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.57% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 71
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £343 £319
% change year-on-year
-6.56% +7.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.66% -

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
26296 23879 25674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.02% 46.26% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15352 13520 13230
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1245 1147 1320
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -12 152 £350 - 8
South East -2 72 £360 +7.06% 3
West Midlands +3 32 £295 -9.57% 1
Surrey +16 27 £350 -2.77%
Berkshire -4 27 £360 +10.76% 2
London -15 26 £425 +13.33% 1
Guildford - 18 £270 -
Reading +7 11 £360 +33.33% 1
Shropshire -7 11 £320 -6.56%
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £325 -2.98% 1
Telford -5 9 £320 -6.56%
South West -30 7 £225 -35.71% 1
City of London +14 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -7 5 £275 - 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £318 -
North West -9 4 £275 -
Manchester -12 4 £275 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Hampshire -16 2 £320 -39.04%
East of England -29 2 £138 -63.33%
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 -
Cheltenham - 2 £300 -
Scotland -4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £138 -
Cambridge - 1 £138 -
Cardiff - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Crawley - - - -

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 133 (52.78%) Firewall
2 126 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 122 (48.41%) Cisco
4 89 (35.32%) Telecoms
5 88 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (29.76%) Juniper
7 70 (27.78%) VPN
8 56 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (22.22%) LTE
9 54 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 51 (20.24%) F5
11 50 (19.84%) Load Balancing
12 46 (18.25%) BGP
13 45 (17.86%) OSPF
13 45 (17.86%) Ericsson
14 43 (17.06%) VoIP
14 43 (17.06%) Blue Coat
15 42 (16.67%) WAN
15 42 (16.67%) 3G
16 41 (16.27%) MPLS
17 40 (15.87%) ITIL
17 40 (15.87%) Huawei
17 40 (15.87%) Network Management
18 39 (15.48%) CCNP
19 38 (15.08%) Cisco PIX
19 38 (15.08%) Network Security
20 37 (14.68%) Network Architecture
20 37 (14.68%) CCNA
20 37 (14.68%) LAN
20 37 (14.68%) 2G

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (1.59%) IIS
3 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.79%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.97%) MS Office
3 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.79%) InDesign
4 2 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 133 (52.78%) Firewall
2 70 (27.78%) VPN
3 56 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 56 (22.22%) LTE
4 46 (18.25%) BGP
5 45 (17.86%) OSPF
6 43 (17.06%) VoIP
7 42 (16.67%) WAN
7 42 (16.67%) 3G
8 41 (16.27%) MPLS
9 38 (15.08%) Cisco PIX
9 38 (15.08%) Network Security
10 37 (14.68%) 2G
10 37 (14.68%) LAN
11 30 (11.90%) IPsec
12 29 (11.51%) BIG-IP
12 29 (11.51%) 4G
13 26 (10.32%) Radio Access Network
13 26 (10.32%) Ethernet
14 24 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) Ingres
General
1 89 (35.32%) Telecoms
2 29 (11.51%) Finance
3 24 (9.52%) Back Office
4 5 (1.98%) Legal
5 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.19%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (18.65%) Network Engineer
2 33 (13.10%) Design Engineer
3 20 (7.94%) Analyst
4 19 (7.54%) IP Engineer
5 16 (6.35%) Transmission Engineer
6 14 (5.56%) Back Office Engineer
7 13 (5.16%) Architect
8 11 (4.37%) Consultant
8 11 (4.37%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (4.37%) Security Engineer
9 10 (3.97%) RF Engineer
9 10 (3.97%) RF Optimisation Engineer
10 9 (3.57%) Network Specialist
11 8 (3.17%) Firewall Engineer
11 8 (3.17%) Cisco Engineer
11 8 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.17%) Network Consultant
11 8 (3.17%) RAN Engineer
12 7 (2.78%) Monitoring Specialist
12 7 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.94%) CSS
2 9 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.16%) User Experience
2 12 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 11 (4.37%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.98%) iPhone
7 4 (1.59%) iPad
7 4 (1.59%) Statistics
8 3 (1.19%) CESG
8 3 (1.19%) PMI
9 2 (0.79%) NHS
9 2 (0.79%) AVVID
9 2 (0.79%) PKI
9 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.52%) Windows
2 16 (6.35%) UNIX
3 13 (5.16%) Linux
4 9 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.59%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.59%) Solaris
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.79%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.84%) Load Balancing
2 40 (15.87%) ITIL
2 40 (15.87%) Network Management
3 37 (14.68%) Network Architecture
4 20 (7.94%) Network Design
5 19 (7.54%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 17 (6.75%) Migration
8 16 (6.35%) Project Management
9 12 (4.76%) Validation
9 12 (4.76%) Change Management
9 12 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (4.37%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (3.97%) Capacity Management
11 10 (3.97%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (2.78%) Configuration Management
14 6 (2.38%) Fault Management
14 6 (2.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.38%) C
2 5 (1.98%) SQL
3 3 (1.19%) VBScript
3 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.79%) C++
4 2 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 88 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (15.48%) CCNP
3 37 (14.68%) CCNA
4 33 (13.10%) CCIE
5 27 (10.71%) Security Cleared
6 19 (7.54%) SC Cleared
7 18 (7.14%) CCDP
8 15 (5.95%) CCSE
9 14 (5.56%) CCSA
10 13 (5.16%) Degree
11 12 (4.76%) CCSP
12 11 (4.37%) CISSP
13 9 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (2.38%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.98%) CCVP
15 5 (1.98%) MOS
15 5 (1.98%) CCDA
16 3 (1.19%) MCSE
16 3 (1.19%) PMP
16 3 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) SLA
2 8 (3.17%) QA
3 6 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (6.35%) ProxySG
2 15 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.17%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (4.76%) OPNET
2 7 (2.78%) NSN NetAct
3 5 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.59%) DameWare
4 4 (1.59%) OpenView
4 4 (1.59%) OVSD
4 4 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.59%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.59%) SCOM
5 3 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.19%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.19%) Control-M
5 3 (1.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 126 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 122 (48.41%) Cisco
3 75 (29.76%) Juniper
4 54 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 51 (20.24%) F5
6 45 (17.86%) Ericsson
7 43 (17.06%) Blue Coat
8 40 (15.87%) Huawei
9 26 (10.32%) Redback
9 26 (10.32%) Radware
9 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
10 22 (8.73%) SolarWinds
11 19 (7.54%) HP
12 17 (6.75%) Citrix
12 17 (6.75%) Fortinet
13 16 (6.35%) NEC
14 15 (5.95%) Riverbed
15 14 (5.56%) BMC
16 13 (5.16%) Nortel
17 10 (3.97%) Oracle
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