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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 479 514 471
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -43
Contract jobs citing Nokia 128 68 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 24 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £386 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.67

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +30 118 £400 +4.57% 13
South East -11 37 £393 +19.66% 5
London 0 29 £525 +23.52% 5
Berkshire +4 23 £285 -5.00% 4
South West +17 8 £310 -6.06%
Hampshire +3 8 £400 -23.80%
City of London +8 7 £525 +23.52% 2
West Midlands -8 5 £433 +69.60%
Wiltshire - 5 £600 -
Slough - 5 £208 -
Reading +5 4 - - 1
North West - 4 £438 - 1
East of England +10 3 £128 -
Basingstoke +4 3 £400 -23.80%
Surrey -9 3 £325 -9.72%
Hook - 3 £400 -
Bristol +1 2 £360 +9.09%
Cambridge - 2 £128 -
Leeds - 2 £130 - 1
Warrington - 2 £500 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £268 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £130 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £130 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £128 -
Cheshire - 2 £500 -
Scotland - 2 £587 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
Docklands, London -2 1 £550 +15.78%

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 106 (38.83%) Telecoms
2 91 (33.33%) Cisco
2 91 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 85 (31.14%) Ericsson
4 83 (30.40%) LTE
5 82 (30.04%) Firewall
6 76 (27.84%) 3G
7 68 (24.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 67 (24.54%) 2G
9 61 (22.34%) Radio Access Network
10 53 (19.41%) Blue Coat
11 51 (18.68%) Juniper
12 43 (15.75%) Huawei
13 42 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
15 38 (13.92%) Nortel
16 36 (13.19%) VPN
16 36 (13.19%) 4G
17 35 (12.82%) F5
17 35 (12.82%) OSPF
18 34 (12.45%) BGP
18 34 (12.45%) Wireless
19 32 (11.72%) Network Planning
20 31 (11.36%) LAN
21 30 (10.99%) Cisco Nexus
21 30 (10.99%) NSN NetAct
22 29 (10.62%) Network Management
22 29 (10.62%) WAN
23 26 (9.52%) Oracle
24 25 (9.16%) GSM

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.10%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.37%) CMS
2 1 (0.37%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (6.96%) MS Office
2 5 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) SaaS
1 2 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (30.40%) LTE
2 82 (30.04%) Firewall
3 76 (27.84%) 3G
4 67 (24.54%) 2G
5 61 (22.34%) Radio Access Network
6 42 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (13.19%) VPN
7 36 (13.19%) 4G
8 35 (12.82%) OSPF
9 34 (12.45%) BGP
9 34 (12.45%) Wireless
10 31 (11.36%) LAN
11 30 (10.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (10.62%) WAN
13 25 (9.16%) GSM
14 24 (8.79%) UMTS
15 21 (7.69%) VoIP
16 20 (7.33%) BIG-IP
17 19 (6.96%) Internet
18 18 (6.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
1 4 (1.47%) MS Access
2 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.73%) OLTP
4 1 (0.37%) dBASE
General
1 106 (38.83%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.33%) Finance
3 12 (4.40%) German Language
4 11 (4.03%) Back Office
5 8 (2.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Front Office
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (10.62%) Network Engineer
2 25 (9.16%) RAN Engineer
3 22 (8.06%) Design Engineer
4 20 (7.33%) Architect
5 19 (6.96%) Analyst
6 18 (6.59%) Voice Engineer
7 17 (6.23%) Field Engineer
8 13 (4.76%) Transmission Engineer
8 13 (4.76%) Network Analyst
9 11 (4.03%) RAN Configuration Engineer
9 11 (4.03%) Configuration Engineer
9 11 (4.03%) Security Engineer
10 10 (3.66%) Network Architect
10 10 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (3.30%) Integration Engineer
11 9 (3.30%) Databuild Engineer
11 9 (3.30%) Back Office Engineer
12 8 (2.93%) Senior Design Engineer
12 8 (2.93%) Network Security Engineer
13 7 (2.56%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.30%) Middleware
2 6 (2.20%) CSS
3 3 (1.10%) WSDL
3 3 (1.10%) SOAP
3 3 (1.10%) Web Services
3 3 (1.10%) XSD
3 3 (1.10%) Java EE
3 3 (1.10%) JSON
3 3 (1.10%) REST
4 1 (0.37%) JMS
4 1 (0.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (2.56%) IVR
2 7 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.20%) User Experience
4 4 (1.47%) iPhone
4 4 (1.47%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.47%) Handset
5 3 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.10%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.10%) Replication
5 3 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.37%) PMI
7 1 (0.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.37%) Statistics
7 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.37%) iPad
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.59%) Linux
2 16 (5.86%) Windows
3 11 (4.03%) UNIX
4 7 (2.56%) Solaris
4 7 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (11.72%) Network Planning
2 29 (10.62%) Network Management
3 24 (8.79%) ITIL
3 24 (8.79%) Load Balancing
4 18 (6.59%) Project Management
5 16 (5.86%) Network Architecture
6 13 (4.76%) Network Design
7 10 (3.66%) Configuration Management
7 10 (3.66%) PRINCE2
8 9 (3.30%) Information Security
8 9 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (2.93%) Service Delivery
9 8 (2.93%) PRINCE
10 7 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (2.56%) Change Management
10 7 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (2.20%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (2.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.59%) Perl
2 17 (6.23%) C
3 15 (5.49%) SQL
4 3 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (8.79%) Degree
3 19 (6.96%) HNC
4 18 (6.59%) CCNP
5 17 (6.23%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.49%) CCSE
6 15 (5.49%) CCSA
7 14 (5.13%) CCIE
7 14 (5.13%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.40%) PMI Certification
9 11 (4.03%) PMP
10 7 (2.56%) CCNA
10 7 (2.56%) HND
11 6 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (2.20%) CCSP
11 6 (2.20%) CCDP
12 5 (1.83%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (1.83%) CISSP
13 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.42%) QA
2 18 (6.59%) SLA
3 5 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.73%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (5.49%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.47%) NDS
2 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (10.99%) NSN NetAct
2 8 (2.93%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (2.56%) Control-M
3 7 (2.56%) BladeLogic
3 7 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.20%) OPNET
5 5 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (33.33%) Cisco
1 91 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 85 (31.14%) Ericsson
3 68 (24.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 53 (19.41%) Blue Coat
5 51 (18.68%) Juniper
6 43 (15.75%) Huawei
7 38 (13.92%) Nortel
8 35 (12.82%) F5
9 26 (9.52%) Oracle
10 23 (8.42%) HP
11 21 (7.69%) Siemens
12 19 (6.96%) Citrix
12 19 (6.96%) SolarWinds
13 15 (5.49%) CA
14 14 (5.13%) TippingPoint
14 14 (5.13%) IronPort
15 13 (4.76%) McAfee
15 13 (4.76%) Fortinet
16 12 (4.40%) Amdocs
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