The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 127 114
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13  
Contract jobs citing Nokia 3 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.63% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 1.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 939 1454 1088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.19% 48.37% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 797 631
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £215 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 72
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Nokia
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Nokia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nokia in the West Midlands

Nokia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nokia in the West Midlands

Nokia
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia within the West Midlands region 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
Shropshire +4 3 £425 +10.74%
Nokia
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Nokia.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) WF
2 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SLA

Nokia
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle