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 27 March 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 453 470 460
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Nokia 147 100 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 31 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £301 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 -

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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 +46 140 £375 +7.14% 12
South East -16 47 £325 - 4
Berkshire -6 28 £363 +11.53% 3
South West +13 22 £355 +1.42%
London -3 22 £450 -10.00% 3
Wiltshire - 16 £375 -
Slough +6 12 £438 -
Swindon - 10 £375 -
Reading +3 8 £320 - 1
West Midlands -6 8 £450 +33.33%
Bristol +2 6 £355 -5.96%
City of London +13 5 £525 - 1
North West -12 5 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £340 -
Scotland -6 2 - -
Bracknell +8 1 - - 1
Manchester -12 1 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire -16 1 £268 -23.57%
Stirling - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
York - - - - 3
Brentford - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 109 (36.33%) Telecoms
2 104 (34.67%) Cisco
3 102 (34.00%) Ericsson
4 98 (32.67%) CheckPoint
5 93 (31.00%) Firewall
6 84 (28.00%) LTE
7 78 (26.00%) 3G
8 76 (25.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 68 (22.67%) 2G
10 67 (22.33%) Juniper
11 61 (20.33%) Radio Access Network
12 49 (16.33%) Huawei
13 48 (16.00%) Blue Coat
14 46 (15.33%) F5
14 46 (15.33%) Cisco ASA
15 44 (14.67%) 4G
16 43 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
16 43 (14.33%) VPN
17 36 (12.00%) Network Planning
18 34 (11.33%) WAN
19 33 (11.00%) Nortel
19 33 (11.00%) OSPF
20 32 (10.67%) BGP
20 32 (10.67%) ITIL
20 32 (10.67%) LAN
21 30 (10.00%) Network Management
21 30 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
22 28 (9.33%) Ethernet
23 27 (9.00%) GSM
23 27 (9.00%) Wireless

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (6.00%) MS Office
2 5 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
1 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (31.00%) Firewall
2 84 (28.00%) LTE
3 78 (26.00%) 3G
4 68 (22.67%) 2G
5 61 (20.33%) Radio Access Network
6 46 (15.33%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (14.67%) 4G
8 43 (14.33%) VPN
9 34 (11.33%) WAN
10 33 (11.00%) OSPF
11 32 (10.67%) BGP
11 32 (10.67%) LAN
12 28 (9.33%) Ethernet
13 27 (9.00%) GSM
13 27 (9.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (9.00%) Wireless
14 25 (8.33%) UMTS
15 22 (7.33%) Network Security
16 21 (7.00%) RNC
17 20 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.33%) MS Access
1 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.67%) OLTP
3 1 (0.33%) dBASE
General
1 109 (36.33%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.67%) Back Office
3 21 (7.00%) Finance
4 13 (4.33%) German Language
5 7 (2.33%) Electronics
6 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (10.00%) Analyst
2 28 (9.33%) Network Engineer
3 26 (8.67%) Transmission Engineer
4 24 (8.00%) RAN Engineer
5 23 (7.67%) Field Engineer
6 22 (7.33%) Design Engineer
7 20 (6.67%) Back Office Engineer
8 18 (6.00%) Network Analyst
9 11 (3.67%) Architect
9 11 (3.67%) RAN Configuration Engineer
9 11 (3.67%) Configuration Engineer
10 10 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (2.67%) Project Manager
11 8 (2.67%) Consultant
11 8 (2.67%) IP Engineer
12 7 (2.33%) Voice Engineer
12 7 (2.33%) Senior Design Engineer
12 7 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.67%) Middleware
2 7 (2.33%) CSS
3 2 (0.67%) SOAP
3 2 (0.67%) Web Services
3 2 (0.67%) XSD
3 2 (0.67%) WSDL
3 2 (0.67%) Java EE
3 2 (0.67%) JSON
3 2 (0.67%) REST
3 2 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.00%) User Experience
3 5 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.33%) iPhone
4 4 (1.33%) IVR
5 3 (1.00%) Handset
6 2 (0.67%) Replication
6 2 (0.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.67%) iPad
6 2 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.33%) PMI
7 1 (0.33%) NHS
7 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.67%) Linux
2 13 (4.33%) Windows
3 8 (2.67%) UNIX
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.00%) Solaris
5 2 (0.67%) Android
5 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (12.00%) Network Planning
2 32 (10.67%) ITIL
3 30 (10.00%) Network Management
4 20 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 19 (6.33%) Project Management
6 12 (4.00%) Change Management
6 12 (4.00%) Information Security
6 12 (4.00%) Network Design
6 12 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 11 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (3.67%) PRINCE2
8 8 (2.67%) PRINCE
8 8 (2.67%) Migration
8 8 (2.67%) Incident Management
8 8 (2.67%) Mentoring
8 8 (2.67%) Business Development
8 8 (2.67%) Fault Management
9 7 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.67%) C
2 15 (5.00%) Perl
2 15 (5.00%) SQL
3 4 (1.33%) Java
4 2 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (8.33%) CCNP
3 21 (7.00%) CCSA
3 21 (7.00%) Degree
3 21 (7.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.67%) HNC
5 16 (5.33%) CCSE
6 15 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.67%) PMI Certification
8 13 (4.33%) PMP
8 13 (4.33%) CCNA
9 11 (3.67%) CCIE
10 9 (3.00%) CCDP
11 8 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (2.67%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.33%) CCSP
12 7 (2.33%) HND
13 5 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (1.67%) CISSP
13 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.33%) QA
2 24 (8.00%) SLA
3 5 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) NDS
1 5 (1.67%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
2 8 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.00%) OPNET
5 3 (1.00%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.00%) Control-M
6 2 (0.67%) Netcool
6 2 (0.67%) SCCM
7 1 (0.33%) SCOM
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 104 (34.67%) Cisco
2 102 (34.00%) Ericsson
3 98 (32.67%) CheckPoint
4 76 (25.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 67 (22.33%) Juniper
6 49 (16.33%) Huawei
7 48 (16.00%) Blue Coat
8 46 (15.33%) F5
9 33 (11.00%) Nortel
10 25 (8.33%) NEC
11 24 (8.00%) SolarWinds
12 22 (7.33%) Oracle
13 20 (6.67%) Siemens
14 19 (6.33%) HP
14 19 (6.33%) TippingPoint
15 14 (4.67%) Citrix
16 13 (4.33%) McAfee
16 13 (4.33%) Fortinet
17 10 (3.33%) Riverbed
17 10 (3.33%) CA
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