Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Nokia
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 760 637
Rank change year-on-year -18 -123 -11
Contract jobs citing Nokia 101 128 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 51 125
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £228 £260 £210
90th Percentile £530 £435 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £325
% change year-on-year -4.76% +21.15% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £28.00 £13.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.21% +109.11% +21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +86.67% +36.36%

Nokia 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 43596 47131 49574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.31% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27081 28807 29231
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 1460 1688 2113
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.24 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £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
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 15 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 6 months to 20 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 +5 95 £375 - 3
UK excluding London +18 86 £375 -4.76% 3
South East -2 28 £342 -14.69%
West Midlands +17 19 £440 +13.55% 1
Midlands +13 19 £440 +13.55% 1
East of England -8 15 £375 +7.14% 1
London -19 13 £394 +5.00%
South West +1 12 £388 +3.33% 1
North of England +60 7 £200 -3.26%
Yorkshire +17 5 £210 +1.57%
North West +20 2 £190 -
Scotland -13 2 £250 -
Channel Islands 0 1 - -
Northern Ireland -49 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 46 (45.54%) Cisco
2 43 (42.57%) Firewall
3 38 (37.62%) Telecoms
4 34 (33.66%) CheckPoint
5 33 (32.67%) Data Centre
6 29 (28.71%) Oracle
7 28 (27.72%) WAN
8 27 (26.73%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (25.74%) Network Design
9 26 (25.74%) Ericsson
10 24 (23.76%) Huawei
11 22 (21.78%) Wireless
12 19 (18.81%) Fortinet
12 19 (18.81%) VoLTE
13 18 (17.82%) VPN
14 17 (16.83%) 3G
14 17 (16.83%) McAfee
14 17 (16.83%) 4G
14 17 (16.83%) WAN Optimisation
14 17 (16.83%) FortiGate
15 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (14.85%) Radio Access Network
16 15 (14.85%) High Availability
17 14 (13.86%) LAN
18 13 (12.87%) Diameter Protocol
18 13 (12.87%) VoWiFi
19 12 (11.88%) F5
19 12 (11.88%) Value-Added Service
19 12 (11.88%) Juniper

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 4 (3.96%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.98%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.96%) Maya
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (42.57%) Firewall
2 28 (27.72%) WAN
3 27 (26.73%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (21.78%) Wireless
5 19 (18.81%) VoLTE
6 18 (17.82%) VPN
7 17 (16.83%) 3G
7 17 (16.83%) 4G
8 15 (14.85%) Radio Access Network
9 14 (13.86%) LAN
10 13 (12.87%) Diameter Protocol
10 13 (12.87%) VoWiFi
11 12 (11.88%) Value-Added Service
12 11 (10.89%) LTE
13 10 (9.90%) 2G
13 10 (9.90%) Network Security
13 10 (9.90%) TACACS
14 9 (8.91%) ATM
15 8 (7.92%) DWDM
16 7 (6.93%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) Big Data
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Sqoop
General
1 38 (37.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Billing
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Back Office
3 2 (1.98%) French Language
3 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.98%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.83%) Implementation Engineer
2 17 (16.83%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 16 (15.84%) Design Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Network Design Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) Analyst
6 11 (10.89%) Support Engineer
7 10 (9.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (9.90%) Network Security Analyst
7 10 (9.90%) Security Analyst
8 9 (8.91%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Network Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) Architect
10 7 (6.93%) Designer
11 5 (4.95%) 4G Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Programme Manager
12 4 (3.96%) Check Point Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) XML
2 2 (1.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.98%) Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) CMDB
5 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) iPhone
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Unix
1 8 (7.92%) Windows
2 7 (6.93%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.98%) Solaris
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Network Design
2 17 (16.83%) WAN Optimisation
3 15 (14.85%) High Availability
4 12 (11.88%) Workflow
5 11 (10.89%) Fault Management
5 11 (10.89%) ITIL
6 9 (8.91%) Change Management
7 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.92%) Migration
7 8 (7.92%) Proactive Monitoring
7 8 (7.92%) Project Management
8 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.95%) Network Architecture
10 5 (4.95%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.95%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) C
1 3 (2.97%) Java
2 2 (1.98%) C++
2 2 (1.98%) Perl
2 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.99%) SQL
3 1 (0.99%) VB
3 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) CCNP
1 12 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) CCIE
3 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.92%) CCSA
4 8 (7.92%) CCSE
5 5 (4.95%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.95%) PMP
6 4 (3.96%) CISM
6 4 (3.96%) CISSP
6 4 (3.96%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.96%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (1.98%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (1.98%) HNC
7 2 (1.98%) HND
8 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.96%) PMO
4 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.99%) HDFS
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.97%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.98%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.99%) Oozie
4 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (45.54%) Cisco
2 34 (33.66%) CheckPoint
3 29 (28.71%) Oracle
4 26 (25.74%) Ericsson
5 24 (23.76%) Huawei
6 19 (18.81%) Fortinet
7 17 (16.83%) McAfee
8 12 (11.88%) F5
8 12 (11.88%) Juniper
9 10 (9.90%) Blue Coat
9 10 (9.90%) Citrix
10 8 (7.92%) Tekelec
11 7 (6.93%) Aruba
12 6 (5.94%) VMware
13 5 (4.95%) Amdocs
13 5 (4.95%) Nokia Networks
13 5 (4.95%) Remedy
14 4 (3.96%) Computacenter
14 4 (3.96%) Mitel
14 4 (3.96%) Nortel