The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 558 523
Rank change year-on-year +9 -35  
Contract jobs citing Nokia 61 93 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 70
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £424 £550
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20653 24174 24550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.89% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 14854 14365
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 718 831 1087
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Nokia
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Nokia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nokia in the UK

Nokia
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nokia over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nokia in the UK

Nokia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nokia in the UK

Nokia
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +6 59 £375 - 1
South East +14 23 £375 -10.17%
Berkshire +6 19 £425 +1.19%
South West -2 12 £360 -2.70% 1
East of England +5 10 £375 +3.44%
London +10 9 £508 +26.87%
Reading +4 8 £425 +1.19%
Bristol -4 8 £375 +1.35% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £375 -
Hatfield - 5 £375 -
Swindon +1 4 £325 -
Wiltshire 0 4 £325 -
West Midlands +9 3 £425 +11.84%
Shropshire +4 3 £425 +10.74%
Telford +3 3 £425 +10.74%
City of London -3 2 - -
Kent - 2 £375 -
Surrey +9 1 - -
Newbury +4 1 - -
Guildford -2 1 - -
Essex -12 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £350 -
Luton - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £357 -
Borehamwood - 1 £380 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £357 -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Nokia.

1 58 (49.57%) Cisco
2 54 (46.15%) Firewall
3 48 (41.03%) CheckPoint
4 38 (32.48%) Telecoms
4 38 (32.48%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (31.62%) Data Centre
6 33 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (26.50%) 3G
8 30 (25.64%) 4G
8 30 (25.64%) F5
9 28 (23.93%) CCNP
10 27 (23.08%) SLA
11 25 (21.37%) Blue Coat
12 23 (19.66%) Huawei
13 22 (18.80%) LTE
13 22 (18.80%) TACACS
13 22 (18.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (17.95%) Diameter Protocol
14 21 (17.95%) WAN
15 20 (17.09%) Ericsson
15 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
16 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
17 18 (15.38%) Service Delivery
17 18 (15.38%) Wireless
17 18 (15.38%) Juniper
17 18 (15.38%) LAN
18 17 (14.53%) Finance
18 17 (14.53%) Nokia Networks
18 17 (14.53%) Mentoring
19 16 (13.68%) CCSE

Nokia
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.85%) SAS
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (46.15%) Firewall
2 38 (32.48%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (26.50%) 3G
4 30 (25.64%) 4G
5 22 (18.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (18.80%) LTE
5 22 (18.80%) TACACS
6 21 (17.95%) Diameter Protocol
6 21 (17.95%) WAN
7 18 (15.38%) LAN
7 18 (15.38%) Wireless
8 15 (12.82%) Radio Access Network
9 14 (11.97%) Network Security
10 13 (11.11%) OSPF
10 13 (11.11%) VPN
11 12 (10.26%) SIGTRAN
12 11 (9.40%) 2G
12 11 (9.40%) BGP
12 11 (9.40%) LDAP
12 11 (9.40%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.85%) MS Access
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (32.48%) Telecoms
2 17 (14.53%) Finance
3 5 (4.27%) Back Office
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) French Language
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Billing
5 2 (1.71%) Electronics
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Network Engineer
2 24 (20.51%) Analyst
3 19 (16.24%) Network Analyst
4 15 (12.82%) Design Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) Network Security Analyst
4 15 (12.82%) Security Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Architect
5 9 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Check Point Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Firewall Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) SOAP
1 7 (5.98%) SPML
2 3 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (1.71%) WF
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.42%) PMI
3 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Unix
2 4 (3.42%) Linux
3 2 (1.71%) CatOS
4 1 (0.85%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 17 (14.53%) Mentoring
3 11 (9.40%) Proactive Monitoring
4 10 (8.55%) Change Management
4 10 (8.55%) ITIL
5 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.69%) Demand Management
5 9 (7.69%) Project Management
6 8 (6.84%) Fault Management
6 8 (6.84%) Programme Management
6 8 (6.84%) Resource Allocation
7 7 (5.98%) Network Design
7 7 (5.98%) Performance Management
8 6 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.13%) Process Improvement
8 6 (5.13%) Service Design
8 6 (5.13%) Validation
8 6 (5.13%) Workflow
9 5 (4.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.69%) C
2 2 (1.71%) Python
2 2 (1.71%) VB
3 1 (0.85%) MapBasic
3 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.85%) Perl
3 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (23.93%) CCNP
3 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
4 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
5 16 (13.68%) CCSA
5 16 (13.68%) CCSE
6 13 (11.11%) CCIE
7 10 (8.55%) Degree
8 5 (4.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 5 (4.27%) CCNA
8 5 (4.27%) PMI Certification
9 4 (3.42%) HNC
9 4 (3.42%) HND
10 3 (2.56%) CCDA
10 3 (2.56%) CCDP
10 3 (2.56%) CCVP
10 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.08%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (4.27%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.42%) MOM
4 3 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 58 (49.57%) Cisco
2 48 (41.03%) CheckPoint
3 30 (25.64%) F5
4 25 (21.37%) Blue Coat
5 23 (19.66%) Huawei
6 20 (17.09%) Ericsson
7 18 (15.38%) Juniper
8 17 (14.53%) Nokia Networks
9 16 (13.68%) Citrix
10 11 (9.40%) Fortinet
10 11 (9.40%) VMware
11 6 (5.13%) ArcSight
11 6 (5.13%) HP
11 6 (5.13%) Oracle
11 6 (5.13%) Samsung
12 5 (4.27%) CA
12 5 (4.27%) Computacenter
12 5 (4.27%) IBM
12 5 (4.27%) IronPort
12 5 (4.27%) SolarWinds