The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank - 48 42
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 0 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.13% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.22% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £274 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £270 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
263 315 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.65% 51.05% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 164 97
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £161 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Ericsson
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks