The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 502 473 307
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -166
Contract jobs citing Nokia 91 95 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.39% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 93
Average daily rate
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£391 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £295
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £28.00
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -34 81 £391 +11.78% 21
South East -7 39 £404 +7.66% 11
Berkshire -5 27 £254 -34.51% 7
London +2 20 £400 +3.22% 5
City of London +24 9 £350 - 4
Reading 0 9 - - 2
Surrey - 8 £438 - 2
East of England -22 5 £118 - 1
South West -27 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
North West +2 4 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £118 - 1
Manchester -2 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire -14 3 £380 +1.33%
Wales - 3 £500 -
South Wales - 2 £500 -
Cambridge - 2 £118 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 3
Fareham - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Slough - - - - 1

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 85 (48.57%) Firewall
2 77 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 77 (44.00%) Cisco
3 71 (40.57%) CheckPoint
4 50 (28.57%) 3G
5 47 (26.86%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (25.71%) LTE
7 43 (24.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 43 (24.57%) VPN
8 41 (23.43%) Juniper
9 40 (22.86%) Ericsson
10 36 (20.57%) Huawei
11 34 (19.43%) Load Balancing
11 34 (19.43%) VoIP
12 33 (18.86%) Blue Coat
13 32 (18.29%) MPLS
14 31 (17.71%) 2G
14 31 (17.71%) F5
15 29 (16.57%) Radio Access Network
15 29 (16.57%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (16.57%) OSPF
16 27 (15.43%) BGP
16 27 (15.43%) LAN
17 26 (14.86%) Ethernet
18 25 (14.29%) WAN
18 25 (14.29%) CCIE
19 24 (13.71%) Network Security
20 23 (13.14%) Windows
20 23 (13.14%) Finance
21 22 (12.57%) IPsec

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.43%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.57%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.29%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.14%) InDesign
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 85 (48.57%) Firewall
2 50 (28.57%) 3G
3 45 (25.71%) LTE
4 43 (24.57%) VPN
5 34 (19.43%) VoIP
6 32 (18.29%) MPLS
7 31 (17.71%) 2G
8 29 (16.57%) OSPF
8 29 (16.57%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (16.57%) Radio Access Network
9 27 (15.43%) BGP
9 27 (15.43%) LAN
10 26 (14.86%) Ethernet
11 25 (14.29%) WAN
12 24 (13.71%) Network Security
13 22 (12.57%) IPsec
14 21 (12.00%) ATM
14 21 (12.00%) SSL
14 21 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
15 16 (9.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) DB2
4 1 (0.57%) Ingres
4 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.57%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) JUnit
1 1 (0.57%) JMeter
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 77 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (13.14%) Finance
3 9 (5.14%) Back Office
4 2 (1.14%) Law
4 2 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.57%) German Language
5 1 (0.57%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (15.43%) Design Engineer
2 26 (14.86%) Network Engineer
3 18 (10.29%) Consultant
4 13 (7.43%) Network Consultant
5 12 (6.86%) IP Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) Transmission Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) Databuild Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) Field Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) Architect
8 8 (4.57%) Analyst
9 7 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) RAN Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.29%) .NET
1 4 (2.29%) Middleware
2 2 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) SOAP
3 1 (0.57%) CORBA
3 1 (0.57%) Xerces
3 1 (0.57%) Xalan
3 1 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.57%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.43%) Statistics
3 4 (2.29%) PKI
4 3 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.71%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.14%) PMI
5 2 (1.14%) NHS
5 2 (1.14%) AVVID
5 2 (1.14%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.57%) iPhone
6 1 (0.57%) iPad
6 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) IVR
6 1 (0.57%) e-Health
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.14%) Windows
2 15 (8.57%) UNIX
3 12 (6.86%) Linux
4 10 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.43%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.71%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.14%) Android
8 2 (1.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.57%) AIX
9 1 (0.57%) VMS
9 1 (0.57%) SUSE
9 1 (0.57%) Debian
9 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.57%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.43%) Load Balancing
2 21 (12.00%) Network Management
3 20 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 18 (10.29%) Network Architecture
5 15 (8.57%) Project Management
5 15 (8.57%) Network Design
6 12 (6.86%) Migration
7 11 (6.29%) Validation
7 11 (6.29%) Network Planning
8 10 (5.71%) ITIL
9 8 (4.57%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (3.43%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.43%) Change Management
12 4 (2.29%) Workflow
12 4 (2.29%) ETL
12 4 (2.29%) Identity Management
12 4 (2.29%) Data Security
12 4 (2.29%) Security Management
12 4 (2.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.00%) SQL
1 7 (4.00%) C
2 5 (2.86%) C++
2 5 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (0.57%) Perl
3 1 (0.57%) PHP
3 1 (0.57%) C#
3 1 (0.57%) VBScript
3 1 (0.57%) Python
3 1 (0.57%) Lisp
3 1 (0.57%) Ruby
3 1 (0.57%) Korn
3 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.57%) C-shell
3 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (26.86%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (14.29%) CCIE
3 21 (12.00%) CCNP
4 18 (10.29%) Security Cleared
5 17 (9.71%) CCNA
6 15 (8.57%) Degree
7 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (8.00%) CISSP
8 12 (6.86%) CCDP
9 8 (4.57%) CCSP
10 7 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (2.29%) CCDA
11 4 (2.29%) MOS
12 3 (1.71%) CCSE
12 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.71%) CCSA
13 2 (1.14%) CCVP
13 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) SLA
2 5 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.71%) QA
4 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (8.57%) ProxySG
2 12 (6.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.57%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.57%) qmail
5 1 (0.57%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.57%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.57%) KVM
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.57%) Snort
5 1 (0.57%) Squid
5 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.29%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (3.43%) OVSD
2 6 (3.43%) OpenView
2 6 (3.43%) DameWare
3 4 (2.29%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.57%) Nessus
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 77 (44.00%) Cisco
2 71 (40.57%) CheckPoint
3 43 (24.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 41 (23.43%) Juniper
5 40 (22.86%) Ericsson
6 36 (20.57%) Huawei
7 33 (18.86%) Blue Coat
8 31 (17.71%) F5
9 21 (12.00%) Nortel
10 19 (10.86%) Redback
11 18 (10.29%) Microsoft
11 18 (10.29%) Radware
12 13 (7.43%) HP
13 12 (6.86%) Citrix
14 11 (6.29%) NEC
15 10 (5.71%) McAfee
16 9 (5.14%) BT
17 8 (4.57%) Siemens
17 8 (4.57%) IBM
18 7 (4.00%) SonicWALL
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