The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Ericsson.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 94 74 21
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -53
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 27 58 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 2.26% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 4.56% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 13
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£310 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
- +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Ericsson
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1100 1273 1654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.40% 49.65% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 518 562
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £208 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Ericsson
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ericsson across the Berkshire region.

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ericsson
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson across the Berkshire region.

Ericsson Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ericsson
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 15 £310 +24.00% 2
Slough -1 3 - - 1
Ericsson
South East

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ericsson also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ericsson.

1 27 (62.79%) Huawei
2 26 (60.47%) 3G
3 25 (58.14%) Telecoms
4 24 (55.81%) LTE
5 23 (53.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 18 (41.86%) 4G
7 17 (39.53%) Cisco
8 16 (37.21%) Radio Access Network
9 12 (27.91%) Degree
9 12 (27.91%) SLA
9 12 (27.91%) Juniper
10 11 (25.58%) 2G
11 9 (20.93%) Nokia
12 8 (18.60%) MPLS
12 8 (18.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (16.28%) IPsec
13 7 (16.28%) UMTS
13 7 (16.28%) GGSN
13 7 (16.28%) SGSN
14 6 (13.95%) Network Architecture
14 6 (13.95%) RANAP
14 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
14 6 (13.95%) GSM
14 6 (13.95%) UNIX
14 6 (13.95%) DNS
14 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (11.63%) VPN
15 5 (11.63%) SDH
15 5 (11.63%) ATM
15 5 (11.63%) VoIP

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ericsson also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ericsson. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 26 (60.47%) 3G
2 24 (55.81%) LTE
3 18 (41.86%) 4G
4 16 (37.21%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (25.58%) 2G
6 8 (18.60%) MPLS
7 7 (16.28%) UMTS
7 7 (16.28%) GGSN
7 7 (16.28%) SGSN
7 7 (16.28%) IPsec
8 6 (13.95%) GSM
8 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
8 6 (13.95%) DNS
8 6 (13.95%) RANAP
9 5 (11.63%) VPN
9 5 (11.63%) SDH
9 5 (11.63%) VoIP
9 5 (11.63%) ATM
9 5 (11.63%) Wireless
9 5 (11.63%) Firewall
General
1 25 (58.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Project Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Transmission Planner
3 3 (6.98%) IP Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Senior IP Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Network Performance Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Network Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Databuild Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) OSS Architect
4 2 (4.65%) 3G Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Senior 3G Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Network Architecture
2 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.30%) Migration
2 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.98%) Time Management
3 3 (6.98%) Network Management
3 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (4.65%) Network Design
4 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
4 2 (4.65%) eTOM
4 2 (4.65%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) CCNP
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CNA
3 2 (4.65%) Novell Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCIE
3 2 (4.65%) CCSP
3 2 (4.65%) CCDP
3 2 (4.65%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) QA
3 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.65%) OpenView
2 2 (4.65%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.33%) Netcool
3 1 (2.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Huawei
2 23 (53.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (39.53%) Cisco
4 12 (27.91%) Juniper
5 9 (20.93%) Nokia
6 8 (18.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (9.30%) BT
8 3 (6.98%) Nortel
8 3 (6.98%) ZTE
8 3 (6.98%) F5
8 3 (6.98%) IBM
8 3 (6.98%) Siemens
8 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
9 2 (4.65%) HP
9 2 (4.65%) BMC
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