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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 116 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Nokia 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.34% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £230 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -58.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £16.67
% change year-on-year
- -13.01%
Nokia
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
1339 1186 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.32% 50.73% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 565 361
Average daily rate £360 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 107
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -18.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 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
Shropshire -4 4 £450 +28.57%
Birmingham - 1 £415 -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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 11 (50.00%) Cisco
1 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) OSPF
3 7 (31.82%) BGP
3 7 (31.82%) BIG-IP
3 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
3 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
3 7 (31.82%) Network Management
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (27.27%) User Experience
4 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (27.27%) F5
4 6 (27.27%) Network Architecture
4 6 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (27.27%) LTE
4 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
4 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
4 6 (27.27%) OPNET
4 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (27.27%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) BMC
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) 3G
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) CCNP
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) BIG-IP
2 7 (31.82%) OSPF
2 7 (31.82%) BGP
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (27.27%) LTE
4 5 (22.73%) 3G
5 4 (18.18%) 4G
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security
6 3 (13.64%) RNC
6 3 (13.64%) 2G
7 2 (9.09%) VLAN
7 2 (9.09%) BT 21CN
7 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) GSM
8 1 (4.55%) LAN
8 1 (4.55%) UMTS
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Network Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Monitoring Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
1 7 (31.82%) Network Management
1 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (27.27%) Network Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) WFM
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) OPNET
2 1 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
1 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
3 6 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (27.27%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) BMC
4 2 (9.09%) BT
5 1 (4.55%) Huawei
5 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft