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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 97 73 19
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -54
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 29 60 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 2.28% 6.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 4.54% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 15
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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 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - £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
1117 1322 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.61% 50.30% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 544 558
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 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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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 +16 15 £310 +24.00% 1
Slough -7 3 - - 1
Ericsson
South East

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (65.12%) 3G
1 28 (65.12%) Huawei
2 27 (62.79%) Telecoms
3 26 (60.47%) LTE
4 23 (53.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 20 (46.51%) 4G
6 16 (37.21%) Cisco
6 16 (37.21%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (30.23%) Degree
8 12 (27.91%) SLA
9 11 (25.58%) Juniper
9 11 (25.58%) 2G
10 10 (23.26%) Nokia
11 7 (16.28%) IPsec
11 7 (16.28%) MPLS
11 7 (16.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (16.28%) GGSN
11 7 (16.28%) SGSN
11 7 (16.28%) Network Architecture
11 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.95%) RANAP
12 6 (13.95%) UNIX
12 6 (13.95%) UMTS
13 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
13 5 (11.63%) GSM
13 5 (11.63%) DNS
13 5 (11.63%) BT
13 5 (11.63%) Wireless
14 4 (9.30%) Firewall
14 4 (9.30%) Back Office

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (65.12%) 3G
2 26 (60.47%) LTE
3 20 (46.51%) 4G
4 16 (37.21%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (25.58%) 2G
6 7 (16.28%) GGSN
6 7 (16.28%) SGSN
6 7 (16.28%) IPsec
6 7 (16.28%) MPLS
7 6 (13.95%) UMTS
7 6 (13.95%) RANAP
8 5 (11.63%) GSM
8 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.63%) DNS
8 5 (11.63%) Wireless
9 4 (9.30%) Firewall
9 4 (9.30%) BGP
9 4 (9.30%) VPN
9 4 (9.30%) Internet
9 4 (9.30%) SDH
General
1 27 (62.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Back Office
3 3 (6.98%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Architect
2 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Project Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) OSS Architect
3 3 (6.98%) IP Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Transmission Planner
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Network 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%) Performance Engineer
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%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Handset
3 1 (2.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) 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%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Network Management
3 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.98%) eTOM
3 3 (6.98%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Demand Forecasting
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
5 1 (2.33%) Process Management
5 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) 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 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.98%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.98%) OpenView
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.33%) Netcool
3 1 (2.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Huawei
2 23 (53.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco
4 11 (25.58%) Juniper
5 10 (23.26%) Nokia
6 7 (16.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (11.63%) BT
8 4 (9.30%) IBM
9 3 (6.98%) HP
9 3 (6.98%) Nortel
9 3 (6.98%) Siemens
9 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
9 3 (6.98%) F5
9 3 (6.98%) BMC
9 3 (6.98%) ZTE
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Contract Rate
Posted: 4 days ago