The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Contract jobs citing Nokia 6 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% 1.29% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 2.34% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £450 £305 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -4.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 324 555 462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.32% 54.90% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 287 243
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +158.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Nokia
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Nokia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nokia in Reading

Nokia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nokia in Reading

Nokia
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Nokia.

1 19 (86.36%) 3G
1 19 (86.36%) 4G
2 16 (72.73%) 2G
2 16 (72.73%) Huawei
2 16 (72.73%) Ericsson
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (45.45%) CCNP
4 10 (45.45%) CCNA
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (45.45%) Juniper
5 9 (40.91%) CCIE
5 9 (40.91%) Back Office
5 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL
5 9 (40.91%) LTE
5 9 (40.91%) Nokia Networks
5 9 (40.91%) Wireshark
6 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 8 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (27.27%) UMTS
8 5 (22.73%) GSM
8 5 (22.73%) UTRAN
9 4 (18.18%) Diameter Protocol
10 3 (13.64%) VoLTE
11 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 2 (9.09%) INAP
11 2 (9.09%) SOAP
11 2 (9.09%) LDAP
11 2 (9.09%) Validation
11 2 (9.09%) Wireless

Nokia
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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) 3G
1 19 (86.36%) 4G
2 16 (72.73%) 2G
3 9 (40.91%) LTE
3 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 9 (40.91%) Wireshark
4 8 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (27.27%) UMTS
6 5 (22.73%) GSM
6 5 (22.73%) UTRAN
7 4 (18.18%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (13.64%) VoLTE
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (9.09%) INAP
9 2 (9.09%) LDAP
9 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (9.09%) Wireless
10 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
General
1 9 (40.91%) Back Office
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) French Language
3 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3G Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 4G Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Radio Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) UMTS Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) SPML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (4.55%) Network Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCNA
1 10 (45.45%) CCNP
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCDA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) CCVP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Ericsson
1 16 (72.73%) Huawei
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) Juniper
4 9 (40.91%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Samsung
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft