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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 97 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Nokia 17 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.08% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£418 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.89% +14.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.66% -
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
1140 1015 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.99% 47.59% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 500 437
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 77 97
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £10.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -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 19 December 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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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
Warwickshire - 3 - - 1
Shropshire -6 1 £410 +19.70%
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (50.00%) Cisco
1 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 23 (50.00%) Firewall
2 21 (45.65%) BIG-IP
3 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (41.30%) Network Management
4 19 (41.30%) F5
5 18 (39.13%) CCNA
6 17 (36.96%) OSPF
7 16 (34.78%) BGP
7 16 (34.78%) CCNP
8 15 (32.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (32.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (32.61%) Network Monitoring
8 15 (32.61%) Load Balancing
9 14 (30.43%) SolarWinds
10 13 (28.26%) Fortinet
10 13 (28.26%) Juniper
10 13 (28.26%) CSS
10 13 (28.26%) ITIL
11 12 (26.09%) BMC
11 12 (26.09%) OPNET
11 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
11 12 (26.09%) Riverbed
11 12 (26.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 12 (26.09%) User Experience
12 11 (23.91%) Network Architecture
12 11 (23.91%) LTE
12 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
13 10 (21.74%) Network Design

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) Firewall
2 21 (45.65%) BIG-IP
3 17 (36.96%) OSPF
4 16 (34.78%) BGP
5 15 (32.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (32.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (23.91%) LTE
7 9 (19.57%) Network Security
8 7 (15.22%) 2G
8 7 (15.22%) 3G
8 7 (15.22%) MPLS
8 7 (15.22%) 4G
8 7 (15.22%) BT 21CN
9 5 (10.87%) RNC
10 4 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (8.70%) LAN
10 4 (8.70%) WAN
11 3 (6.52%) GSM
12 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
12 1 (2.17%) UMTS
General
1 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Design Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Network Design Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Implementation Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Network Specialist
3 8 (17.39%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Monitoring Specialist
5 5 (10.87%) Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Rollout Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) RF Optimisation Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) RF Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Project Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
1 12 (26.09%) User Experience
2 4 (8.70%) iPad
2 4 (8.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) PMI
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Network Management
2 15 (32.61%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (32.61%) Load Balancing
3 13 (28.26%) ITIL
4 11 (23.91%) Network Architecture
5 10 (21.74%) Network Design
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.17%) ETL
9 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.17%) Information Security
9 1 (2.17%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Change Management
9 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.17%) Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) WFM
9 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (39.13%) CCNA
3 16 (34.78%) CCNP
4 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) CCDP
7 1 (2.17%) HNC
7 1 (2.17%) HND
7 1 (2.17%) PMP
7 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) OPNET
2 2 (4.35%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco
1 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (41.30%) F5
3 14 (30.43%) SolarWinds
4 13 (28.26%) Fortinet
4 13 (28.26%) Juniper
5 12 (26.09%) BMC
5 12 (26.09%) Riverbed
5 12 (26.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 8 (17.39%) BT
7 3 (6.52%) Ericsson
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.35%) Huawei
8 2 (4.35%) Mapinfo
9 1 (2.17%) Lotus
9 1 (2.17%) NEC
9 1 (2.17%) NetCracker