The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 30 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 480 477 343
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -134
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 99 70 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.32% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 37
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£270 £270 £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £270 £270
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23818 21782 23293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.88% 46.08% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14261 12665 12432
Average daily rate £395 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1063 1217
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Ericsson
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in England

Ericsson
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ericsson across the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Ericsson Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ericsson
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Ericsson Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ericsson
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
South East +6 65 £270 - 4
London -3 7 £365 +8.14% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £268 - 1
North West -12 4 £438 - 1
South West -38 3 - -
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Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 93 (62.00%) Telecoms
2 70 (46.67%) 3G
3 69 (46.00%) Huawei
4 66 (44.00%) LTE
5 63 (42.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 57 (38.00%) Radio Access Network
7 51 (34.00%) 2G
8 48 (32.00%) 4G
9 45 (30.00%) Nokia
10 36 (24.00%) Ethernet
11 31 (20.67%) SLA
12 26 (17.33%) Cisco
13 25 (16.67%) UMTS
14 23 (15.33%) Back Office
15 20 (13.33%) GSM
16 19 (12.67%) UNIX
16 19 (12.67%) Nortel
17 18 (12.00%) NEC
17 18 (12.00%) Juniper
18 16 (10.67%) Degree
18 16 (10.67%) SNMP
18 16 (10.67%) ATM
18 16 (10.67%) MS Visio
19 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
19 15 (10.00%) Network Architecture
20 14 (9.33%) RNC
20 14 (9.33%) SQL
20 14 (9.33%) SDH
20 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
21 13 (8.67%) Cisco Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (1.33%) Apache
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (10.67%) MS Visio
2 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (8.67%) MS Office
4 3 (2.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (46.67%) 3G
2 66 (44.00%) LTE
3 57 (38.00%) Radio Access Network
4 51 (34.00%) 2G
5 48 (32.00%) 4G
6 36 (24.00%) Ethernet
7 25 (16.67%) UMTS
8 20 (13.33%) GSM
9 16 (10.67%) SNMP
9 16 (10.67%) ATM
10 14 (9.33%) RNC
10 14 (9.33%) SDH
11 12 (8.00%) IPsec
11 12 (8.00%) MPLS
12 11 (7.33%) Telnet
13 10 (6.67%) DNS
13 10 (6.67%) Firewall
13 10 (6.67%) SGSN
14 9 (6.00%) GGSN
14 9 (6.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (7.33%) MySQL
3 4 (2.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 93 (62.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (15.33%) Back Office
3 5 (3.33%) Billing
4 4 (2.67%) Front Office
5 3 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Finance
6 2 (1.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.67%) French Language
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (13.33%) Field Engineer
2 17 (11.33%) Transmission Engineer
3 16 (10.67%) Architect
4 14 (9.33%) Back Office Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Developer
6 9 (6.00%) Design Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) IP Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Transmission Planner
9 5 (3.33%) Broadcast Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Database Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Project Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Designer
10 4 (2.67%) RAN Engineer
11 3 (2.00%) OSS Architect
11 3 (2.00%) 3G Engineer
11 3 (2.00%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (2.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.33%) XML
2 5 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.33%) MPEG
3 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.33%) Statistics
5 2 (1.33%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.33%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.67%) CMDB
6 1 (0.67%) Economics
6 1 (0.67%) IPTV
6 1 (0.67%) Handset
6 1 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.67%) UNIX
2 13 (8.67%) Linux
3 4 (2.67%) VMS
4 3 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 13 (8.67%) Line Management
3 12 (8.00%) Project Management
3 12 (8.00%) Validation
4 11 (7.33%) WFM
5 10 (6.67%) ETL
5 10 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.00%) Performance Management
6 9 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (5.33%) Network Management
8 7 (4.67%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.67%) Migration
8 7 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.00%) ITIL
9 6 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.00%) Network Design
10 5 (3.33%) Network Planning
11 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.33%) SQL
2 12 (8.00%) Perl
3 10 (6.67%) C
4 7 (4.67%) C#
4 7 (4.67%) C++
5 6 (4.00%) Java
6 2 (1.33%) VBA
7 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (10.67%) Degree
2 13 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.67%) CCIE
4 5 (3.33%) CCNA
5 3 (2.00%) HND
6 2 (1.33%) PMP
6 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.33%) CNA
6 2 (1.33%) Novell Certification
6 2 (1.33%) CCNP
6 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) HNC
7 1 (0.67%) CCIP
7 1 (0.67%) CCDP
7 1 (0.67%) CCSP
7 1 (0.67%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.67%) SLA
2 5 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) KVM
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.00%) OpenView
4 2 (1.33%) Netcool
4 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 69 (46.00%) Huawei
2 63 (42.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 45 (30.00%) Nokia
4 26 (17.33%) Cisco
5 19 (12.67%) Nortel
6 18 (12.00%) NEC
6 18 (12.00%) Juniper
7 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (8.67%) Oracle
9 9 (6.00%) BT
10 8 (5.33%) Business Objects
10 8 (5.33%) Redback
10 8 (5.33%) Greenplum
11 7 (4.67%) Radware
12 6 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 6 (4.00%) Tandberg
13 5 (3.33%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.67%) IBM
14 4 (2.67%) Cramer
14 4 (2.67%) ZTE
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