The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Nokia products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nokia over the 3 months to 25 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Nokia
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 86 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Nokia 19 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.05% 1.42% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 2.80% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £425 £420 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +94.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £414 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £429 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Nokia 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 876 1179 1242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.37% 50.71% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 615 588
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 54
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 £9.50 £11.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.80 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Nokia
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Nokia in Berkshire

Nokia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nokia in Berkshire

Nokia
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nokia in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nokia in Berkshire

Nokia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nokia in Berkshire

Nokia
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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 +4 8 £425 +1.19%
Newbury +4 1 - -
Nokia
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Nokia 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.

1 23 (82.14%) 3G
2 22 (78.57%) 4G
3 19 (67.86%) Diameter Protocol
4 18 (64.29%) Telecoms
5 16 (57.14%) LTE
6 11 (39.29%) SIGTRAN
6 11 (39.29%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (35.71%) LDAP
8 9 (32.14%) VoLTE
8 9 (32.14%) Nokia Networks
9 7 (25.00%) Ericsson
10 6 (21.43%) SOAP
10 6 (21.43%) INAP
10 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) SPML
11 5 (17.86%) Samsung
11 5 (17.86%) Huawei
11 5 (17.86%) Back Office
11 5 (17.86%) MGW
11 5 (17.86%) Megaco
11 5 (17.86%) ISUP
11 5 (17.86%) Validation
11 5 (17.86%) Change Management
11 5 (17.86%) Unix
12 4 (14.29%) Linux
12 4 (14.29%) HNC
12 4 (14.29%) HND
12 4 (14.29%) 2G
12 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing

Nokia
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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) 3G
2 22 (78.57%) 4G
3 19 (67.86%) Diameter Protocol
4 16 (57.14%) LTE
5 11 (39.29%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (39.29%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (35.71%) LDAP
7 9 (32.14%) VoLTE
8 6 (21.43%) INAP
9 5 (17.86%) ISUP
9 5 (17.86%) Megaco
9 5 (17.86%) MGW
10 4 (14.29%) 2G
11 3 (10.71%) GSM
11 3 (10.71%) UTRAN
12 2 (7.14%) DNS
12 2 (7.14%) UMTS
12 2 (7.14%) VoWiFi
13 1 (3.57%) Node B
13 1 (3.57%) RNC
General
1 18 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Operations Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Databuild Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) LTE Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Support
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) VoLTE Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) SOAP
1 6 (21.43%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Change Management
1 5 (17.86%) Validation
2 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 4 (14.29%) High Availability
2 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (3.57%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) HNC
2 4 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Nokia Networks
2 7 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 5 (17.86%) Huawei
3 5 (17.86%) Samsung
4 2 (7.14%) Siemens
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) Virgin Media