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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nokia
UK
Rank 526 555 486
Rank change year-on-year +29 -69  
Contract jobs citing Nokia 57 85 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.37% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 59
Median daily rate £350 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19813 23266 24403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.11% 43.71% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 14093 13817
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 710 807 1038
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 £10.67 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nokia in the UK

Nokia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nokia in the UK

Nokia
Top 30 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 27 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 +18 51 £370 +5.71% 1
South East -7 19 £350 +12.44%
South West -4 11 £375 +7.14%
Berkshire +16 9 £450 +47.54%
East of England +1 9 £175 -51.72%
Bristol +1 8 £375 +7.14%
Reading +15 6 £450 +47.54%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £342 -
Cambridgeshire +12 5 - -
Huntingdon -1 5 - -
London +28 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £350 -
East Midlands -2 3 £400 -
West Midlands +12 2 - -
Solihull +5 2 - -
Wiltshire +2 2 £338 -
Hertfordshire 0 2 £350 -15.15%
Yorkshire - 2 £513 -
Essex - 2 £175 -
Leeds - 2 £513 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £513 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
North West +24 1 - - 1
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Manchester +10 1 - - 1
Nottingham +9 1 £400 -
Basingstoke +8 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 1 £400 -
Swindon 0 1 £300 -
Hatfield -11 1 £350 -15.15%

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Nokia.

1 70 (51.47%) Cisco
2 54 (39.71%) Firewall
3 46 (33.82%) CheckPoint
4 45 (33.09%) Huawei
5 43 (31.62%) 3G
6 40 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 39 (28.68%) Ericsson
7 39 (28.68%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (27.94%) 4G
9 35 (25.74%) F5
9 35 (25.74%) 2G
10 34 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 33 (24.26%) Cisco ASA
12 30 (22.06%) Juniper
13 28 (20.59%) CCNP
14 25 (18.38%) SLA
15 24 (17.65%) LAN
16 23 (16.91%) WAN
17 22 (16.18%) CCNA
18 21 (15.44%) LTE
18 21 (15.44%) Cisco Nexus
19 20 (14.71%) VPN
20 19 (13.97%) Finance
21 18 (13.24%) ITIL
21 18 (13.24%) Service Delivery
22 17 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
23 16 (11.76%) Blue Coat
24 15 (11.03%) Radio Access Network
25 14 (10.29%) UMTS
25 14 (10.29%) CCIE

Nokia
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.47%) JBoss
1 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.47%) SAS
1 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Office
2 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (39.71%) Firewall
2 43 (31.62%) 3G
3 38 (27.94%) 4G
4 35 (25.74%) 2G
5 33 (24.26%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (17.65%) LAN
7 23 (16.91%) WAN
8 21 (15.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (15.44%) LTE
9 20 (14.71%) VPN
10 15 (11.03%) Radio Access Network
11 14 (10.29%) UMTS
12 13 (9.56%) Network Security
12 13 (9.56%) TACACS
13 12 (8.82%) IP Telephony
13 12 (8.82%) TCP/IP
13 12 (8.82%) Unified Communications
13 12 (8.82%) VoIP
13 12 (8.82%) Wireless
14 11 (8.09%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.74%) Big Data
2 1 (0.74%) GIS
2 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.74%) Sqoop
General
1 40 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.97%) Finance
3 9 (6.62%) Back Office
4 2 (1.47%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Billing
4 2 (1.47%) Electronics
4 2 (1.47%) French Language
4 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing
4 2 (1.47%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 15 (11.03%) Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (10.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (8.82%) Design Engineer
4 12 (8.82%) Network Analyst
5 10 (7.35%) 3G Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) 4G Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Field Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Optimisation Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.15%) Radio Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Telecoms Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Cisco Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Network Security Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) CSS
2 4 (2.94%) SOAP
2 4 (2.94%) SPML
3 3 (2.21%) Middleware
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.47%) Web Services
4 2 (1.47%) WF
5 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.74%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.94%) NHS
3 4 (2.94%) PMI
4 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.47%) iPad
4 2 (1.47%) iPhone
4 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.47%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) CMDB
5 1 (0.74%) Handset
5 1 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) Linux
2 4 (2.94%) Unix
2 4 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.21%) Solaris
4 2 (1.47%) CatOS
4 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.24%) ITIL
1 18 (13.24%) Service Delivery
2 14 (10.29%) Network Design
3 10 (7.35%) Project Management
4 9 (6.62%) Demand Management
4 9 (6.62%) Performance Management
5 8 (5.88%) Network Management
5 8 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 7 (5.15%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.15%) Mentoring
6 7 (5.15%) Migration
6 7 (5.15%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.68%) Change Management
8 5 (3.68%) CRM
8 5 (3.68%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.68%) Line Management
9 4 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.94%) Data Management
9 4 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.47%) C
1 2 (1.47%) MapBasic
1 2 (1.47%) MATLAB
1 2 (1.47%) Python
1 2 (1.47%) VB
2 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (28.68%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (20.59%) CCNP
3 22 (16.18%) CCNA
4 14 (10.29%) CCIE
4 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.82%) CCDA
6 10 (7.35%) CCDP
6 10 (7.35%) CCVP
7 8 (5.88%) CCSA
7 8 (5.88%) CCSE
8 6 (4.41%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.94%) MCSE
9 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.21%) Degree
11 2 (1.47%) PMP
12 1 (0.74%) CISSP
12 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.74%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.74%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) GPG13
2 1 (0.74%) PMO
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.47%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.47%) vCloud
3 2 (1.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.74%) HDFS
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.94%) MOM
2 4 (2.94%) SCCM
3 3 (2.21%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.21%) Control-M
3 3 (2.21%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.47%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.74%) Oozie
5 1 (0.74%) OpenView
5 1 (0.74%) OPNET
5 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 70 (51.47%) Cisco
2 46 (33.82%) CheckPoint
3 45 (33.09%) Huawei
4 39 (28.68%) Ericsson
5 35 (25.74%) F5
6 30 (22.06%) Juniper
7 17 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
8 16 (11.76%) Blue Coat
9 12 (8.82%) Citrix
9 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 8 (5.88%) Nortel
10 8 (5.88%) VMware
11 7 (5.15%) Palo Alto
12 6 (4.41%) HP
12 6 (4.41%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.68%) CA
13 5 (3.68%) IBM
13 5 (3.68%) NEC
13 5 (3.68%) Oracle
13 5 (3.68%) Remedy