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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 474 492 482
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Nokia 152 125 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 47 27
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.39 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -

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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 134 £350 - 15
South East -15 64 £325 -9.72% 4
London +44 38 £475 +26.66% 6
Berkshire -5 35 £325 +4.83%
Reading -4 18 £333 -7.63%
City of London +12 13 £475 +37.18% 4
Oxfordshire - 13 £350 -
Scotland +6 12 £463 -
Hampshire -5 8 £310 -3.12% 2
Edinburgh - 8 £500 -
Guildford -1 6 £260 -27.77%
West Midlands -9 6 £310 +5.08%
South West -10 6 £313 +4.16% 1
Surrey -10 6 £260 -33.75% 1
Slough - 6 £237 -
Wiltshire -1 5 £313 -
Oxford - 5 £316 -
East of England +3 4 £140 +16.66%
Southampton +2 4 £310 -1.58% 2
Nottingham - 4 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £400 - 1
Birmingham +6 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £140 +16.66%
Swindon -8 3 £313 -
West Yorkshire -20 3 £243 - 2
Leeds -25 3 £243 - 1
Yorkshire -30 3 £243 -11.63% 3
North West -34 3 £400 -
Wales -5 2 £460 -8.00% 1

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 122 (43.11%) Cisco
2 121 (42.76%) CheckPoint
2 121 (42.76%) Telecoms
3 119 (42.05%) Firewall
4 78 (27.56%) Blue Coat
5 66 (23.32%) Ericsson
6 64 (22.61%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (21.91%) Data Centre
8 55 (19.43%) WAN
9 54 (19.08%) Juniper
10 53 (18.73%) 3G
11 52 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
12 51 (18.02%) Huawei
12 51 (18.02%) Wireless
13 50 (17.67%) 2G
14 49 (17.31%) F5
15 44 (15.55%) Nortel
15 44 (15.55%) VPN
16 43 (15.19%) Network Security
17 41 (14.49%) Cisco Nexus
18 39 (13.78%) LAN
19 38 (13.43%) ITIL
19 38 (13.43%) Windows
19 38 (13.43%) ProxySG
19 38 (13.43%) LTE
20 37 (13.07%) Radio Access Network
21 36 (12.72%) MS Office
22 32 (11.31%) CCNP
22 32 (11.31%) SSL
23 31 (10.95%) Linux

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (0.71%) CMS
1 2 (0.71%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.35%) Lync
2 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 36 (12.72%) MS Office
2 23 (8.13%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.18%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.47%) Maya
6 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.35%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.35%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.35%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.35%) Blender
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 119 (42.05%) Firewall
2 55 (19.43%) WAN
3 53 (18.73%) 3G
4 52 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
5 51 (18.02%) Wireless
6 50 (17.67%) 2G
7 44 (15.55%) VPN
8 43 (15.19%) Network Security
9 41 (14.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 39 (13.78%) LAN
11 38 (13.43%) LTE
12 37 (13.07%) Radio Access Network
13 32 (11.31%) SSL
14 28 (9.89%) VoIP
15 26 (9.19%) BIG-IP
16 24 (8.48%) OSPF
16 24 (8.48%) 4G
17 23 (8.13%) BGP
17 23 (8.13%) Internet
17 23 (8.13%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (1.06%) MS Access
2 3 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 121 (42.76%) Telecoms
2 27 (9.54%) Finance
3 10 (3.53%) German Language
4 8 (2.83%) Electronics
5 6 (2.12%) Back Office
6 4 (1.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (17.31%) Network Engineer
2 31 (10.95%) Architect
3 22 (7.77%) Network Architect
4 19 (6.71%) Security Engineer
5 18 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 17 (6.01%) Field Engineer
7 15 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (5.30%) Analyst
8 14 (4.95%) Design Engineer
9 13 (4.59%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.59%) Consultant
10 12 (4.24%) Voice Engineer
10 12 (4.24%) Designer
11 11 (3.89%) Network Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (3.53%) Radio Engineer
13 8 (2.83%) Firewall Engineer
13 8 (2.83%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.47%) Security Manager
14 7 (2.47%) Senior Designer
14 7 (2.47%) Databuild Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.59%) Middleware
2 4 (1.41%) .NET
2 4 (1.41%) CSS
3 3 (1.06%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) SOAP
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) XSD
4 1 (0.35%) JMS
4 1 (0.35%) WSDL
4 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.35%) Java EE
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) WCF
4 1 (0.35%) HTML5
4 1 (0.35%) REST
4 1 (0.35%) CSS3
4 1 (0.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (21.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.24%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.53%) Handset
4 10 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.83%) iPhone
7 4 (1.41%) PKI
8 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.06%) Statistics
8 3 (1.06%) VHDL
8 3 (1.06%) IVR
8 3 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.06%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.71%) User Experience
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.43%) Windows
2 31 (10.95%) Linux
3 25 (8.83%) UNIX
4 15 (5.30%) Solaris
5 14 (4.95%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (2.12%) Windows Phone
6 6 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.43%) ITIL
2 29 (10.25%) Load Balancing
3 26 (9.19%) Network Design
4 23 (8.13%) Change Control
5 20 (7.07%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (6.71%) Strategic Planning
7 17 (6.01%) Network Management
7 17 (6.01%) PRINCE2
7 17 (6.01%) Project Management
8 16 (5.65%) Network Planning
8 16 (5.65%) Network Architecture
9 15 (5.30%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (4.95%) Configuration Management
11 13 (4.59%) Change Management
11 13 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.24%) Quality Management
12 12 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (3.89%) Cyber Security
13 11 (3.89%) Migration
14 10 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.53%) C
2 6 (2.12%) Perl
3 4 (1.41%) SQL
3 4 (1.41%) Ruby
4 3 (1.06%) Erlang
4 3 (1.06%) Python
4 3 (1.06%) Assembly Language
4 3 (1.06%) MATLAB
4 3 (1.06%) MapBasic
4 3 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (0.35%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (22.61%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (11.31%) CCNP
3 31 (10.95%) CCSA
3 31 (10.95%) CCSE
4 29 (10.25%) CCNA
5 21 (7.42%) Degree
6 16 (5.65%) Security Cleared
6 16 (5.65%) CCDP
7 14 (4.95%) CCSP
7 14 (4.95%) CISSP
8 13 (4.59%) PMP
8 13 (4.59%) PMI Certification
9 12 (4.24%) HNC
10 9 (3.18%) CCIE
10 9 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (3.18%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.12%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.65%) QA
2 11 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (3.89%) HIPAA
3 10 (3.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (13.43%) ProxySG
2 8 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.47%) NDS
4 5 (1.77%) Snort
4 5 (1.77%) Squid
5 3 (1.06%) Firmware
6 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 14 (4.95%) Control-M
1 14 (4.95%) BladeLogic
2 7 (2.47%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.12%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.71%) Netcool
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.71%) OPNET
5 2 (0.71%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 122 (43.11%) Cisco
2 121 (42.76%) CheckPoint
3 78 (27.56%) Blue Coat
4 66 (23.32%) Ericsson
5 54 (19.08%) Juniper
6 51 (18.02%) Huawei
7 49 (17.31%) F5
8 44 (15.55%) Nortel
9 31 (10.95%) Fortinet
10 30 (10.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 29 (10.25%) McAfee
12 22 (7.77%) Symantec
12 22 (7.77%) Avaya
13 20 (7.07%) Citrix
13 20 (7.07%) TippingPoint
14 19 (6.71%) Tufin
14 19 (6.71%) HP
15 17 (6.01%) Oracle
15 17 (6.01%) Microsoft
15 17 (6.01%) CA
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