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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 453 425 433
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs citing Nokia 136 144 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.62% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £305 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £513 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.51% -

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
23940 23150 21262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.61% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13687 12610 11157
Average daily rate £400 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.12%
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 966 1001 1261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 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 3 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 +3 128 £363 +3.57% 17
South East +8 63 £363 +11.53% 4
Berkshire 0 31 £363 +11.53% 4
South West +5 21 £350 -9.67% 3
Wiltshire - 15 £375 -
Slough +1 13 £438 - 2
London -16 12 £525 +5.00% 4
Swindon - 9 £375 -
Reading +3 8 £290 - 1
West Midlands -7 7 £450 +33.33% 2
Bristol -6 6 £330 -22.35% 3
City of London +3 4 £525 - 2
North West -20 4 £500 -
Scotland -3 3 £325 -
Manchester -17 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
South Wales - - - - 3
Torfaen - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wales - - - - 3
Bracknell - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Cwmbran - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Yeovil - - - -

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 112 (37.33%) Cisco
2 110 (36.67%) CheckPoint
3 106 (35.33%) Firewall
4 104 (34.67%) Telecoms
5 98 (32.67%) Ericsson
6 77 (25.67%) LTE
7 75 (25.00%) Juniper
7 75 (25.00%) 3G
8 68 (22.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 66 (22.00%) 2G
10 63 (21.00%) Cisco Certification
11 58 (19.33%) Radio Access Network
12 51 (17.00%) F5
13 45 (15.00%) 4G
14 44 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
14 44 (14.67%) Blue Coat
15 42 (14.00%) VPN
15 42 (14.00%) ITIL
16 40 (13.33%) BGP
17 38 (12.67%) OSPF
17 38 (12.67%) Huawei
18 35 (11.67%) WAN
19 34 (11.33%) CCNP
19 34 (11.33%) Load Balancing
20 31 (10.33%) Network Security
21 30 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
21 30 (10.00%) Network Management
21 30 (10.00%) LAN
21 30 (10.00%) Nortel
22 29 (9.67%) Cisco Nexus

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.00%) MS Office
3 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
1 106 (35.33%) Firewall
2 77 (25.67%) LTE
3 75 (25.00%) 3G
4 66 (22.00%) 2G
5 58 (19.33%) Radio Access Network
6 45 (15.00%) 4G
7 44 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
8 42 (14.00%) VPN
9 40 (13.33%) BGP
10 38 (12.67%) OSPF
11 35 (11.67%) WAN
12 31 (10.33%) Network Security
13 30 (10.00%) LAN
14 29 (9.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (9.00%) BIG-IP
16 23 (7.67%) VoIP
16 23 (7.67%) Cisco PIX
17 22 (7.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 22 (7.33%) Ethernet
17 22 (7.33%) Wireless
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
1 104 (34.67%) Telecoms
2 26 (8.67%) Finance
3 19 (6.33%) Back Office
4 7 (2.33%) Electronics
5 4 (1.33%) Legal
5 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.33%) German Language
6 2 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (12.33%) Network Engineer
2 33 (11.00%) Analyst
3 31 (10.33%) Design Engineer
4 25 (8.33%) RAN Engineer
5 24 (8.00%) Transmission Engineer
6 23 (7.67%) Field Engineer
7 17 (5.67%) Network Analyst
8 16 (5.33%) Back Office Engineer
9 13 (4.33%) Architect
10 11 (3.67%) RAN Configuration Engineer
10 11 (3.67%) Configuration Engineer
11 10 (3.33%) Voice Engineer
11 10 (3.33%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.00%) Consultant
12 9 (3.00%) IP Engineer
13 8 (2.67%) Network Specialist
14 7 (2.33%) Cisco Analyst
14 7 (2.33%) Security Engineer
14 7 (2.33%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.67%) CSS
2 12 (4.00%) Middleware
3 2 (0.67%) Java EE
3 2 (0.67%) JSON
3 2 (0.67%) REST
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%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.00%) User Experience
1 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.67%) Visualisation
3 6 (2.00%) iPhone
4 4 (1.33%) iPad
4 4 (1.33%) IVR
5 2 (0.67%) PMI
5 2 (0.67%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.67%) Handset
5 2 (0.67%) Replication
5 2 (0.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.33%) NHS
6 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.67%) Linux
1 14 (4.67%) Windows
2 9 (3.00%) UNIX
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (1.00%) Solaris
4 2 (0.67%) Android
4 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.00%) ITIL
2 34 (11.33%) Load Balancing
3 30 (10.00%) Network Management
4 25 (8.33%) Network Planning
5 23 (7.67%) Network Architecture
6 21 (7.00%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (5.33%) Network Design
7 16 (5.33%) Project Management
8 14 (4.67%) Change Management
9 11 (3.67%) Information Security
10 10 (3.33%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (2.67%) Fault Management
12 8 (2.67%) Validation
12 8 (2.67%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.67%) PRINCE
12 8 (2.67%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.33%) C
1 16 (5.33%) SQL
2 15 (5.00%) Perl
3 4 (1.33%) Java
4 2 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (21.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (11.33%) CCNP
3 27 (9.00%) CCNA
4 23 (7.67%) CCSA
5 20 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 18 (6.00%) CCSE
7 17 (5.67%) Degree
7 17 (5.67%) CCIE
8 14 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.33%) CCDP
10 10 (3.33%) VCP4
11 9 (3.00%) PMI Certification
11 9 (3.00%) CCSP
11 9 (3.00%) HNC
12 8 (2.67%) HND
12 8 (2.67%) PMP
12 8 (2.67%) JNCIA
13 6 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.67%) SLA
2 13 (4.33%) QA
3 4 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.33%) ProxySG
2 5 (1.67%) NDS
2 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
2 12 (4.00%) OPNET
3 7 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.00%) Control-M
4 3 (1.00%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 2 (0.67%) SCOM
5 2 (0.67%) Netcool
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 112 (37.33%) Cisco
2 110 (36.67%) CheckPoint
3 98 (32.67%) Ericsson
4 75 (25.00%) Juniper
5 68 (22.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 51 (17.00%) F5
7 44 (14.67%) Blue Coat
8 38 (12.67%) Huawei
9 30 (10.00%) Nortel
10 26 (8.67%) SolarWinds
11 25 (8.33%) NEC
12 23 (7.67%) Oracle
13 20 (6.67%) HP
13 20 (6.67%) Fortinet
14 16 (5.33%) Citrix
15 15 (5.00%) Riverbed
16 13 (4.33%) TippingPoint
17 12 (4.00%) BMC
18 10 (3.33%) Radware
18 10 (3.33%) Redback
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