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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 479 469 351
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -118
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 100 82 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.37% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 30
Average daily rate
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£270 £270 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £183 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £379 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
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
23659 22026 23847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.11% 46.08% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 12774 12688
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1158 1062 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 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 22 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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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
South East +6 67 £270 -
Yorkshire - 7 £268 - 1
London +15 6 £365 +8.14% 1
North West -9 4 £438 - 1
South West -32 3 - -
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UK

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 92 (63.45%) Telecoms
2 68 (46.90%) Huawei
3 67 (46.21%) 3G
4 63 (43.45%) LTE
5 61 (42.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 55 (37.93%) Radio Access Network
7 49 (33.79%) 2G
8 46 (31.72%) 4G
9 42 (28.97%) Nokia
10 34 (23.45%) Ethernet
11 31 (21.38%) SLA
12 26 (17.93%) Cisco
13 25 (17.24%) UMTS
14 21 (14.48%) Back Office
15 19 (13.10%) GSM
16 18 (12.41%) Juniper
17 17 (11.72%) Nortel
17 17 (11.72%) ATM
17 17 (11.72%) UNIX
18 16 (11.03%) NEC
18 16 (11.03%) Degree
19 15 (10.34%) Network Architecture
19 15 (10.34%) SDH
20 14 (9.66%) MS Visio
20 14 (9.66%) SNMP
20 14 (9.66%) RNC
21 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
21 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
21 13 (8.97%) Project Management
21 13 (8.97%) MPLS

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (1.38%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Visio
2 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 11 (7.59%) MS Office
4 3 (2.07%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (46.21%) 3G
2 63 (43.45%) LTE
3 55 (37.93%) Radio Access Network
4 49 (33.79%) 2G
5 46 (31.72%) 4G
6 34 (23.45%) Ethernet
7 25 (17.24%) UMTS
8 19 (13.10%) GSM
9 17 (11.72%) ATM
10 15 (10.34%) SDH
11 14 (9.66%) SNMP
11 14 (9.66%) RNC
12 13 (8.97%) MPLS
13 12 (8.28%) IPsec
14 11 (7.59%) SGSN
15 10 (6.90%) Firewall
16 9 (6.21%) Telnet
16 9 (6.21%) Wireless
16 9 (6.21%) DNS
16 9 (6.21%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.21%) MySQL
3 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.69%) MS Access
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 92 (63.45%) Telecoms
2 21 (14.48%) Back Office
3 5 (3.45%) Billing
4 4 (2.76%) Front Office
5 3 (2.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) German Language
6 2 (1.38%) Finance
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (13.79%) Field Engineer
2 16 (11.03%) Architect
2 16 (11.03%) Transmission Engineer
3 13 (8.97%) Back Office Engineer
4 10 (6.90%) Design Engineer
4 10 (6.90%) Developer
5 8 (5.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.14%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) IP Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Broadcast Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Project Engineer
8 4 (2.76%) Database Developer
8 4 (2.76%) RAN Engineer
8 4 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.07%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.07%) OSS Architect
9 3 (2.07%) Designer
9 3 (2.07%) Transmission Planner
9 3 (2.07%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 3 (2.07%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) XML
2 4 (2.76%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.45%) MPEG
3 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.38%) Statistics
5 2 (1.38%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.38%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.69%) Handset
6 1 (0.69%) GIS
6 1 (0.69%) Economics
6 1 (0.69%) IPTV
6 1 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) UNIX
2 11 (7.59%) Linux
3 4 (2.76%) VMS
4 3 (2.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.34%) Network Architecture
2 13 (8.97%) Project Management
2 13 (8.97%) Line Management
3 12 (8.28%) Validation
4 11 (7.59%) WFM
5 9 (6.21%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.52%) Performance Management
6 8 (5.52%) Network Management
6 8 (5.52%) ETL
7 7 (4.83%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.83%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (4.14%) Network Design
8 6 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.14%) ITIL
9 5 (3.45%) Migration
10 4 (2.76%) Network Planning
10 4 (2.76%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (2.76%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.28%) SQL
2 11 (7.59%) C
3 10 (6.90%) Perl
4 5 (3.45%) C#
4 5 (3.45%) C++
5 4 (2.76%) Java
6 2 (1.38%) VBA
7 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Degree
2 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.83%) CCIE
4 5 (3.45%) CCNA
5 3 (2.07%) HND
6 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.38%) CNA
6 2 (1.38%) Novell Certification
6 2 (1.38%) CCNP
6 2 (1.38%) PMP
6 2 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CCSP
7 1 (0.69%) CCIP
7 1 (0.69%) CCDP
7 1 (0.69%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.38%) SLA
2 5 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.69%) KVM
1 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.76%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.07%) OpenView
4 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.38%) Netcool
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 68 (46.90%) Huawei
2 61 (42.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 42 (28.97%) Nokia
4 26 (17.93%) Cisco
5 18 (12.41%) Juniper
6 17 (11.72%) Nortel
7 16 (11.03%) NEC
8 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
9 11 (7.59%) Oracle
10 10 (6.90%) BT
11 8 (5.52%) Redback
11 8 (5.52%) Business Objects
12 7 (4.83%) Radware
13 6 (4.14%) Tandberg
13 6 (4.14%) Greenplum
13 6 (4.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 5 (3.45%) CheckPoint
14 5 (3.45%) ZTE
15 4 (2.76%) IBM
15 4 (2.76%) Cramer