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 23 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 52 66
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14  
Contract jobs citing Nokia 8 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.37% 2.18% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 4.49% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £425 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 286 423 462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.89% 48.62% 53.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 244 213
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 31
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £22.42 £24.12
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nokia in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nokia in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nokia in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Nokia.

1 10 (71.43%) 3G
1 10 (71.43%) 4G
2 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (57.14%) LTE
3 8 (57.14%) Diameter Protocol
4 7 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (35.71%) VoLTE
5 5 (35.71%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) LDAP
6 4 (28.57%) INAP
6 4 (28.57%) SPML
6 4 (28.57%) Huawei
7 3 (21.43%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) 2G
7 3 (21.43%) Samsung
8 2 (14.29%) Data Management
8 2 (14.29%) GSM
8 2 (14.29%) UMTS
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) UTRAN
8 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
9 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 1 (7.14%) Network Performance Management
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) Analytics

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 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) 3G
1 10 (71.43%) 4G
2 8 (57.14%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (57.14%) LTE
3 7 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (35.71%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (35.71%) VoLTE
5 4 (28.57%) INAP
5 4 (28.57%) LDAP
6 3 (21.43%) 2G
7 2 (14.29%) GSM
7 2 (14.29%) UMTS
7 2 (14.29%) UTRAN
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) ISUP
8 1 (7.14%) Megaco
8 1 (7.14%) MGW
8 1 (7.14%) RANAP
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Design Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) LTE Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Databuild Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) OSS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
1 4 (28.57%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (7.14%) Network Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
2 4 (28.57%) Huawei
3 3 (21.43%) Nokia Networks
3 3 (21.43%) Samsung
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Siemens
4 1 (7.14%) Virgin Media