Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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).

Nokia Networks
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 864 830
Rank change year-on-year -2 -34 -190
Contract jobs citing Nokia Networks 9 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.031% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.067% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 23
UK median daily rate - £225 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.73% -4.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £225 £295
% change year-on-year - -23.73% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Nokia Networks
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Nokia Networks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia Networks.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nokia Networks in the UK

Nokia Networks
Top 4 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England 0 9 - -
UK excluding London +1 7 - -
South East -13 7 - -
London - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Nokia
2 5 (55.56%) MGW
2 5 (55.56%) VoLTE
2 5 (55.56%) VoWiFi
3 4 (44.44%) LTE
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Mitel
4 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Siemens
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (22.22%) HNC
5 2 (22.22%) HND
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
5 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) Megaco
5 2 (22.22%) ISUP
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Back Office
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing

Nokia Networks
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) MGW
1 5 (55.56%) VoLTE
1 5 (55.56%) VoWiFi
2 4 (44.44%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (44.44%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) 4G
3 2 (22.22%) ISUP
3 2 (22.22%) Megaco
4 1 (11.11%) RNC
4 1 (11.11%) Value-Added Service
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 4G Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Commissioning Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Support
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) VoLTE Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Transmission Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) HNC
2 2 (22.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Nokia
2 3 (33.33%) Mitel
2 3 (33.33%) Siemens
3 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) Samsung