The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 69 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Contract jobs citing Nokia Networks 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.71% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £374 £323
% change year-on-year +20.40% +15.89%  
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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 279 425 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.61% 49.13% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 245 211
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.45 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Nokia Networks
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Nokia Networks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nokia Networks in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Nokia Networks.

1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Megaco
3 1 (33.33%) ISUP
3 1 (33.33%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) MGW
3 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (33.33%) SPML
3 1 (33.33%) QA

Nokia Networks
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) ISUP
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Megaco
3 1 (33.33%) MGW
3 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Databuild Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) SPML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson