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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 473 468 323
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -145
Contract jobs citing Nokia 122 110 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.44% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 85
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £217 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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

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
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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 22 August 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 -23 107 £350 - 14
South East +21 59 £360 -4.00% 5
Berkshire +12 36 £310 -18.68% 3
Reading +12 14 £360 -4.00% 1
West Midlands -25 14 £295 -4.83% 1
Surrey - 13 £393 -
London +6 12 £363 -0.34% 5
North West +5 6 £400 - 2
City of London +35 5 £346 - 2
Manchester -3 5 £400 - 2
Hampshire -4 5 £320 -14.66% 1
South West -30 5 - -
East of England -32 5 £120 -68.00%
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Yorkshire +6 4 £275 -21.42% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £120 -
Cambridge - 3 £120 -
Wales - 3 £500 -
South Wales - 2 £500 -
Warwickshire -9 1 - -
Scotland -14 1 - -
Hertfordshire -18 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £450 -
Havant - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 99 (51.30%) Firewall
2 93 (48.19%) Cisco
3 87 (45.08%) CheckPoint
4 72 (37.31%) Telecoms
5 61 (31.61%) VPN
6 56 (29.02%) LTE
7 55 (28.50%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (25.91%) Juniper
9 48 (24.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 46 (23.83%) 3G
11 44 (22.80%) Huawei
12 43 (22.28%) Ericsson
13 41 (21.24%) Cisco ASA
14 39 (20.21%) Load Balancing
15 38 (19.69%) VoIP
16 36 (18.65%) MPLS
17 35 (18.13%) Blue Coat
18 33 (17.10%) OSPF
18 33 (17.10%) F5
19 32 (16.58%) Radio Access Network
20 30 (15.54%) 2G
20 30 (15.54%) Ethernet
21 29 (15.03%) BGP
21 29 (15.03%) IPsec
21 29 (15.03%) Network Management
22 27 (13.99%) CCIE
22 27 (13.99%) LAN
23 26 (13.47%) Cisco PIX
23 26 (13.47%) Network Security
23 26 (13.47%) Network Architecture

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.11%) IIS
3 4 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.52%) TorqueBox
5 1 (0.52%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.18%) MS Office
3 4 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.04%) InDesign
4 2 (1.04%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 99 (51.30%) Firewall
2 61 (31.61%) VPN
3 56 (29.02%) LTE
4 46 (23.83%) 3G
5 41 (21.24%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (19.69%) VoIP
7 36 (18.65%) MPLS
8 33 (17.10%) OSPF
9 32 (16.58%) Radio Access Network
10 30 (15.54%) 2G
10 30 (15.54%) Ethernet
11 29 (15.03%) BGP
11 29 (15.03%) IPsec
12 27 (13.99%) LAN
13 26 (13.47%) Cisco PIX
13 26 (13.47%) Network Security
14 25 (12.95%) WAN
15 24 (12.44%) 4G
16 23 (11.92%) SSL
17 22 (11.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.52%) KDB
4 1 (0.52%) Ingres
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) DB2
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) JIRA
1 1 (0.52%) JUnit
1 1 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 72 (37.31%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.92%) Finance
3 15 (7.77%) Back Office
4 2 (1.04%) Law
4 2 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Billing
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (16.06%) Network Engineer
2 29 (15.03%) Design Engineer
3 16 (8.29%) Consultant
4 15 (7.77%) IP Engineer
5 14 (7.25%) Transmission Engineer
6 11 (5.70%) Network Consultant
7 10 (5.18%) Transmission Design Engineer
8 9 (4.66%) Architect
9 8 (4.15%) Analyst
9 8 (4.15%) RF Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) RAN Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) RF Optimisation Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Databuild Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Firewall Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Security Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.63%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.11%) Project Engineer
12 5 (2.59%) Senior Network Engineer
12 5 (2.59%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.18%) CSS
2 4 (2.07%) .NET
2 4 (2.07%) Middleware
3 1 (0.52%) wxWidgets
3 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.52%) SOAP
3 1 (0.52%) CORBA
3 1 (0.52%) Xerces
3 1 (0.52%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.18%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.11%) Statistics
4 5 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.07%) PKI
5 4 (2.07%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.55%) CESG
7 2 (1.04%) AVVID
7 2 (1.04%) PMI
7 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.04%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.52%) iPhone
8 1 (0.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) e-Health
8 1 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.44%) Windows
2 14 (7.25%) UNIX
3 11 (5.70%) Linux
4 10 (5.18%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.11%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.59%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.04%) Solaris
8 2 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.52%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.52%) VMS
9 1 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.21%) Load Balancing
2 29 (15.03%) Network Management
3 26 (13.47%) Network Architecture
4 21 (10.88%) ITIL
5 18 (9.33%) Project Management
5 18 (9.33%) Service Delivery
6 14 (7.25%) Migration
6 14 (7.25%) Network Design
7 12 (6.22%) Network Planning
7 12 (6.22%) Validation
8 11 (5.70%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (4.15%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.15%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (3.63%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (3.11%) Change Management
11 6 (3.11%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.11%) Capacity Management
12 5 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (2.59%) Change Control
12 5 (2.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.63%) SQL
2 6 (3.11%) C
3 5 (2.59%) C++
3 5 (2.59%) Java
4 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.55%) VBScript
5 1 (0.52%) C-shell
5 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.52%) Ruby
5 1 (0.52%) Korn
5 1 (0.52%) Lisp
5 1 (0.52%) Python
5 1 (0.52%) C#
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
5 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (28.50%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (13.99%) CCIE
3 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
4 22 (11.40%) CCNP
5 19 (9.84%) CCNA
6 17 (8.81%) SC Cleared
7 14 (7.25%) Degree
8 13 (6.74%) CISSP
9 10 (5.18%) CCDP
10 8 (4.15%) CCSP
10 8 (4.15%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (2.59%) CCDA
11 5 (2.59%) CCSE
12 4 (2.07%) CCSA
12 4 (2.07%) MOS
13 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.55%) CCVP
14 2 (1.04%) MCSE
14 2 (1.04%) MCSA
14 2 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) SLA
2 6 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.07%) QA
4 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (9.33%) ProxySG
2 15 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.18%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) KVM
5 1 (0.52%) qmail
5 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.52%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.52%) Squid
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.52%) Snort
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (3.11%) DameWare
2 6 (3.11%) OVSD
2 6 (3.11%) OpenView
3 5 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.07%) OPNET
4 4 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.55%) SCOM
5 3 (1.55%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 93 (48.19%) Cisco
2 87 (45.08%) CheckPoint
3 50 (25.91%) Juniper
4 48 (24.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 44 (22.80%) Huawei
6 43 (22.28%) Ericsson
7 35 (18.13%) Blue Coat
8 33 (17.10%) F5
9 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
9 24 (12.44%) Redback
10 23 (11.92%) Radware
11 17 (8.81%) Nortel
12 15 (7.77%) HP
13 14 (7.25%) NEC
14 12 (6.22%) Citrix
14 12 (6.22%) BT
15 9 (4.66%) SonicWALL
16 8 (4.15%) McAfee
16 8 (4.15%) Fortinet
16 8 (4.15%) SolarWinds
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