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 30 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Nokia
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 102 115
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13  
Contract jobs citing Nokia 8 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.89% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.69% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £450 £305 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -15.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +3.32% -3.21%  
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 911 1302 1399
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 49.81% 52.46% 47.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 670 700
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 48 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

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 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 30 March 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 +8 5 £450 +47.54%
Nokia
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (85.19%) 3G
2 22 (81.48%) 4G
3 16 (59.26%) Ericsson
3 16 (59.26%) 2G
3 16 (59.26%) Huawei
4 12 (44.44%) LTE
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco
5 11 (40.74%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (37.04%) Nokia Networks
6 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
7 9 (33.33%) CCNP
7 9 (33.33%) CCNA
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (33.33%) Juniper
8 8 (29.63%) CCIE
8 8 (29.63%) Back Office
8 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 8 (29.63%) Wireshark
9 7 (25.93%) UMTS
10 6 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
11 5 (18.52%) GSM
11 5 (18.52%) UTRAN
11 5 (18.52%) VoLTE
12 4 (14.81%) LDAP
13 3 (11.11%) SOAP
13 3 (11.11%) INAP
13 3 (11.11%) Validation
13 3 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
13 3 (11.11%) SPML

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 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) 3G
2 22 (81.48%) 4G
3 16 (59.26%) 2G
4 12 (44.44%) LTE
5 11 (40.74%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (29.63%) Wireshark
7 7 (25.93%) UMTS
8 6 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (18.52%) GSM
9 5 (18.52%) UTRAN
9 5 (18.52%) VoLTE
10 4 (14.81%) LDAP
11 3 (11.11%) INAP
11 3 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
12 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (7.41%) Wireless
13 1 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
13 1 (3.70%) Firewall
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Optimisation Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 3G Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 4G Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Radio Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Design Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) LTE Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) UMTS Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) UMTS Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
1 3 (11.11%) SPML
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 3 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Data Management
3 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (3.70%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (3.70%) Presales
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CCNA
1 9 (33.33%) CCNP
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCIE
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) CCDA
4 1 (3.70%) CCDP
4 1 (3.70%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Ericsson
1 16 (59.26%) Huawei
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Nokia Networks
4 9 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) Samsung
6 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Aruba
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft