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 24 March 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).

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nokia Networks
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 111 106
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Contract jobs citing Nokia Networks 1 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.054% 0.61% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 1.16% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 12
Median daily rate - £305 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £305 £260
% change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
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 939 1294 1403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.70% 52.79% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 662 695
Median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -0.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 48 43
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Nokia Networks
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Nokia Networks as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 14 (93.33%) 3G
2 13 (86.67%) 4G
3 11 (73.33%) Huawei
3 11 (73.33%) Nokia
4 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
4 10 (66.67%) Back Office
4 10 (66.67%) 2G
5 9 (60.00%) Wireshark
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (60.00%) Juniper
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (60.00%) CCIE
5 9 (60.00%) CCNP
5 9 (60.00%) CCNA
6 5 (33.33%) LTE
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) VoLTE
9 2 (13.33%) Tellabs
9 2 (13.33%) Amdocs OSS
9 2 (13.33%) Cramer
9 2 (13.33%) Nortel
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (13.33%) UMTS
9 2 (13.33%) SLA
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) MS Visio

Nokia Networks
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) 3G
2 13 (86.67%) 4G
3 10 (66.67%) 2G
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (60.00%) Wireshark
5 5 (33.33%) LTE
6 4 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (20.00%) VoLTE
8 2 (13.33%) UMTS
9 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
9 1 (6.67%) 5G
9 1 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (6.67%) GSM
9 1 (6.67%) INAP
9 1 (6.67%) LDAP
9 1 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 10 (66.67%) Back Office
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) 3G Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) LTE Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior 3G Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) UMTS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) UMTS Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (6.67%) Data Management
2 1 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCIE
1 9 (60.00%) CCNA
1 9 (60.00%) CCNP
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Huawei
1 11 (73.33%) Nokia
2 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Cramer
5 2 (13.33%) Nortel
5 2 (13.33%) Tellabs
6 1 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (6.67%) Samsung