The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 121 113 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Contract jobs citing Nokia 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.35% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£433 £255 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.60% -52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £139 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £371 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.67
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1184 1144 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.21% 49.44% 50.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 529 360
Average daily rate £358 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 82 92
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nokia across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nokia across the West Midlands region.

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nokia across the West Midlands region.

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Nokia
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 1 £415 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) OPNET
3 6 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) BMC
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (50.00%) Network Management
3 6 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) 4G
6 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (50.00%) OSPF
2 6 (50.00%) BGP
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) 4G
3 2 (16.67%) 2G
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) RNC
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) LTE
4 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Monitoring Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (50.00%) Network Management
1 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) WFM
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 6 (50.00%) BMC
2 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Huawei
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