The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank - 66 -
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £245 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
375 363 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.89% 47.08% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 160 135
Average daily rate £400 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £148 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 28
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Ericsson
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ericsson
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Ericsson Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 8 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (87.50%) GPRS
2 7 (87.50%) 4G
2 7 (87.50%) Resource Management
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
2 7 (87.50%) HSPA
2 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 7 (87.50%) Network Design
2 7 (87.50%) Huawei
2 7 (87.50%) 2G
2 7 (87.50%) Nortel
2 7 (87.50%) 3G
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) WCDMA
3 4 (50.00%) eTOM
3 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Mapinfo
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) WFM
5 1 (12.50%) RNC

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (87.50%) HSPA
2 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 7 (87.50%) 4G
2 7 (87.50%) GPRS
2 7 (87.50%) WCDMA
2 7 (87.50%) 3G
2 7 (87.50%) 2G
3 1 (12.50%) RNC
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) SDH
3 1 (12.50%) UMTS
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) RF Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Resource Management
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
1 7 (87.50%) Network Design
2 4 (50.00%) eTOM
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) WFM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (87.50%) Nortel
2 7 (87.50%) Huawei
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) Mapinfo
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