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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nokia
England / South East
Rank 221 227 214
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing Nokia 19 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.84% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 15
Median daily rate £350 £311 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.44% -4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £301 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £438
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3803 4523 4473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.18% 49.05% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 2686 2347
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 206 225
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.29 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Nokia
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +14 9 £450 +47.54%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £342 -
Hampshire +7 1 - -
Nokia
England

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Nokia.

1 27 (57.45%) 3G
2 25 (53.19%) 4G
3 24 (51.06%) Cisco
4 20 (42.55%) Huawei
5 19 (40.43%) CCNP
5 19 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (38.30%) Ericsson
6 18 (38.30%) 2G
7 17 (36.17%) Juniper
8 14 (29.79%) ITIL
9 13 (27.66%) LTE
10 12 (25.53%) Radio Access Network
10 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
11 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
11 11 (23.40%) CCNA
11 11 (23.40%) CCIE
11 11 (23.40%) Nokia Networks
12 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (21.28%) Firewall
13 9 (19.15%) Back Office
13 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
13 9 (19.15%) F5
13 9 (19.15%) Wireshark
14 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
14 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
14 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
15 7 (14.89%) Diameter Protocol
15 7 (14.89%) Blue Coat
15 7 (14.89%) UMTS
15 7 (14.89%) WAN

Nokia
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) 3G
2 25 (53.19%) 4G
3 18 (38.30%) 2G
4 13 (27.66%) LTE
5 12 (25.53%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (21.28%) Firewall
7 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
7 9 (19.15%) Wireshark
8 7 (14.89%) Diameter Protocol
8 7 (14.89%) LAN
8 7 (14.89%) UMTS
8 7 (14.89%) WAN
9 6 (12.77%) TACACS
10 5 (10.64%) GSM
10 5 (10.64%) LDAP
10 5 (10.64%) UTRAN
10 5 (10.64%) VoLTE
11 4 (8.51%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (8.51%) VPN
General
1 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.15%) Back Office
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) 3G Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Optimisation Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) 4G Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Radio Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) LTE Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) UMTS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) SOAP
1 4 (8.51%) SPML
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
3 2 (4.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.64%) Change Management
3 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
4 4 (8.51%) Data Management
4 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.38%) Network Design
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.38%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.26%) Coaching
6 2 (4.26%) Dependency Management
6 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Presales
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.13%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) CCNP
1 19 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.40%) CCIE
2 11 (23.40%) CCNA
3 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) CCSA
4 6 (12.77%) CCSE
5 2 (4.26%) CCDA
5 2 (4.26%) CCDP
5 2 (4.26%) CCVP
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.26%) PMP
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PMO
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Cisco
2 20 (42.55%) Huawei
3 18 (38.30%) Ericsson
4 17 (36.17%) Juniper
5 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
5 11 (23.40%) Nokia Networks
6 9 (19.15%) F5
7 7 (14.89%) Blue Coat
8 6 (12.77%) Citrix
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.51%) Samsung
11 3 (6.38%) SAP
12 2 (4.26%) Aruba
12 2 (4.26%) Avaya
12 2 (4.26%) BT
12 2 (4.26%) Remedy
13 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
13 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
13 1 (2.13%) NetScout
13 1 (2.13%) TippingPoint