Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 339 349
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -64
Contract jobs citing Nokia 44 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -16.22% +26.59%
10th Percentile £258 £296 £284
90th Percentile £498 £434 £505
England median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.32% -33.21% +109.11%

Nokia is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,615 7,854 8,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.31% 48.28% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,412 4,491 4,757
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £222
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 333 418
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.04% +9.62% -11.94%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.06 £45.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Nokia
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Nokia as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Nokia in the South East

Nokia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nokia in the South East

Nokia
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nokia in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nokia in the South East

Nokia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nokia in the South East

Nokia
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +22 36 £265 -23.37%
Berkshire +14 34 £265 -23.37%
Hampshire - 6 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
M4 Corridor -4 1 £450 +50.00%
Nokia
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Nokia also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Nokia.

1 29 (65.91%) Telecoms
2 25 (56.82%) 3G
3 20 (45.45%) Diameter Protocol
4 19 (43.18%) 4G
5 17 (38.64%) LDAP
5 17 (38.64%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (34.09%) SOAP
6 15 (34.09%) HP
6 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
7 14 (31.82%) Wireshark
7 14 (31.82%) HP ALM
8 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (22.73%) Cisco
10 9 (20.45%) Validation
11 8 (18.18%) Migration
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (15.91%) Juniper
13 6 (13.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 6 (13.64%) Test Planning
14 5 (11.36%) Identity Access Management
14 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (11.36%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
14 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
14 5 (11.36%) REST
14 5 (11.36%) SailPoint
14 5 (11.36%) CyberArk
15 4 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
15 4 (9.09%) LTE
15 4 (9.09%) Unix

Nokia
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) PaaS
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) 3G
2 20 (45.45%) Diameter Protocol
3 19 (43.18%) 4G
4 14 (31.82%) Wireshark
5 4 (9.09%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) LTE
5 4 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (6.82%) Broadband
6 3 (6.82%) DHCP
6 3 (6.82%) DOCSIS
6 3 (6.82%) Internet
6 3 (6.82%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) VoLTE
7 2 (4.55%) DNS
7 2 (4.55%) ISUP
7 2 (4.55%) LAN
7 2 (4.55%) MGW
7 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.55%) WAN
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (65.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Test Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 3G Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Python Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Voice Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.27%) OSS Architect
7 1 (2.27%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) RF Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Unix Scripting Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) LDAP
2 15 (34.09%) SOAP
3 5 (11.36%) REST
3 5 (11.36%) SailPoint
4 2 (4.55%) Ajax
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (20.45%) Validation
3 8 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (13.64%) Test Planning
5 5 (11.36%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps
7 2 (4.55%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design
7 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Service Design
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Task Automation
8 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) Korn
2 2 (4.55%) Perl
2 2 (4.55%) PHP
2 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) CCNA
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) HP ALM
2 5 (11.36%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (6.82%) Netcool
4 2 (4.55%) Ansible
4 2 (4.55%) Terraform
5 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (2.27%) OpenView
5 1 (2.27%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) HP
2 10 (22.73%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) Juniper
4 6 (13.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (11.36%) CyberArk
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 3 (6.82%) Remedy
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) EMC
7 2 (4.55%) F5
7 2 (4.55%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (2.27%) BMC
8 1 (2.27%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.27%) Huawei
8 1 (2.27%) VMware