The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 111 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Nokia 3 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 1.01% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £441 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.34% +52.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
+11.78% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £28.00
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1172 893 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.60% 48.61% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 375 453
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £171 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 84 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £28.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Nokia
England

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 10 July 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
(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
Shropshire - - - -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) CCDP
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) BT 21CN
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) 4G
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) BT 21CN
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) LTE
5 1 (10.00%) 4G
5 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (10.00%) RNC
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) 3G
5 1 (10.00%) 2G
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
1 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) PMP
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (60.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper