The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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 Nokia Networks (formerly Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN), Nokia Siemens Networks).

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nokia Networks
UK
Rank 598 601 482
Rank change year-on-year +3 -119  
Contract jobs citing Nokia Networks 11 40 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.075% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% 0.17% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 28
Median daily rate £276 £305 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.42% +17.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £305 £260
% change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19767 23258 24068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12205 14087 13626
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 804 1010
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Nokia Networks
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Nokia Networks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nokia Networks in the UK

Nokia Networks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nokia Networks in the UK

Nokia Networks
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia Networks within the UK 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
England +11 11 £276 -9.42%
London +32 4 £293 -
Huntingdon - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Berkshire +13 1 - -
South East +2 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £260 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £260 -
Yorkshire - 1 £260 -
Midlands - 1 - -

Nokia Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 with a requirement for Nokia Networks.

1 22 (70.97%) 3G
2 20 (64.52%) Huawei
3 18 (58.06%) 2G
3 18 (58.06%) 4G
3 18 (58.06%) Nokia
4 16 (51.61%) Ericsson
5 12 (38.71%) Cisco
6 11 (35.48%) Back Office
6 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
7 10 (32.26%) ITIL
8 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (29.03%) CCIE
8 9 (29.03%) CCNP
8 9 (29.03%) CCNA
8 9 (29.03%) Juniper
8 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (29.03%) Wireshark
8 9 (29.03%) LTE
9 8 (25.81%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (19.35%) VoLTE
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) MS Office
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
11 5 (16.13%) Finance
12 4 (12.90%) Degree
12 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
12 4 (12.90%) SLA
12 4 (12.90%) 3GPP

Nokia Networks
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) 3G
2 18 (58.06%) 2G
2 18 (58.06%) 4G
3 9 (29.03%) LTE
3 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (29.03%) Wireshark
4 8 (25.81%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (19.35%) VoLTE
6 4 (12.90%) 3GPP
6 4 (12.90%) GPRS
7 3 (9.68%) GSM
7 3 (9.68%) HSPA
7 3 (9.68%) UMTS
8 2 (6.45%) DHCP
8 2 (6.45%) DNS
8 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.45%) SNMP
8 2 (6.45%) Telnet
9 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (35.48%) Back Office
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) 3G Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Developer
3 2 (6.45%) LTE Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Database Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Implementation Controller
4 1 (3.23%) Implementation Coordinator
4 1 (3.23%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Site Acquisition Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Site Manager
4 1 (3.23%) UMTS Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) SPML
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) PMI
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 3 (9.68%) ETL
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) eTOM
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design
5 1 (3.23%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) WFM
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CCIE
1 9 (29.03%) CCNA
1 9 (29.03%) CCNP
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) MOM
2 2 (6.45%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Huawei
2 18 (58.06%) Nokia
3 16 (51.61%) Ericsson
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco
5 9 (29.03%) Juniper
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) Nortel
7 4 (12.90%) Tellabs
8 3 (9.68%) Greenplum
8 3 (9.68%) Mapinfo
8 3 (9.68%) Remedy
8 3 (9.68%) Samsung
9 2 (6.45%) Citrix
9 2 (6.45%) Cramer
9 2 (6.45%) NEC
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle