The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Nokia Networks products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nokia Networks over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Nokia Networks (formerly Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN), Nokia Siemens Networks).

Nokia Networks
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 111 97
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Contract jobs citing Nokia Networks 10 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.59% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.16% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £225 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -13.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £330 £323
% change year-on-year +36.36% +2.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Nokia Networks is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 882 1210 1232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.25% 50.82% 51.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 1178 1062
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 149 127
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Nokia Networks
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Nokia Networks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Nokia Networks in Berkshire

Nokia Networks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Nokia Networks in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Nokia Networks in Berkshire

Nokia Networks
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia Networks within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 3 £450 -
Nokia Networks
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Nokia Networks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Nokia Networks.

1 11 (100.00%) 3G
1 11 (100.00%) 4G
2 10 (90.91%) LTE
3 9 (81.82%) Nokia
4 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
4 7 (63.64%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Change Management
6 5 (45.45%) Megaco
6 5 (45.45%) ISUP
6 5 (45.45%) MGW
6 5 (45.45%) Back Office
7 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (36.36%) High Availability
7 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
7 4 (36.36%) VoLTE
7 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 4 (36.36%) HNC
7 4 (36.36%) HND
7 4 (36.36%) Unix
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (36.36%) Validation
8 3 (27.27%) Project Management
9 2 (18.18%) INAP
9 2 (18.18%) SOAP
9 2 (18.18%) UTRAN
9 2 (18.18%) LDAP
9 2 (18.18%) GSM
9 2 (18.18%) SMS

Nokia Networks
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) 3G
1 11 (100.00%) 4G
2 10 (90.91%) LTE
3 7 (63.64%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (45.45%) ISUP
4 5 (45.45%) Megaco
4 5 (45.45%) MGW
5 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (36.36%) VoLTE
6 2 (18.18%) 2G
6 2 (18.18%) GSM
6 2 (18.18%) INAP
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
6 2 (18.18%) MVNO
6 2 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (18.18%) SMS
6 2 (18.18%) UTRAN
6 2 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
6 2 (18.18%) VoWiFi
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Operations Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VoLTE Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Databuild Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) HNC
2 4 (36.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Nokia
2 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
2 2 (18.18%) Samsung