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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 503 484 411
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -73
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 83 79 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.37% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 14
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£275 £213 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £173 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £305 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £258 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
22641 21630 19465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.18% 45.06% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13367 12551 10705
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1007 1106
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -37 43 £275 +29.41% 3
London +14 8 £300 +5.26%
North West -17 8 £313 +7.75%
West Midlands -8 5 £260 +52.94%
Yorkshire - 3 £263 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Midlands - 1 £270 -
East of England - 1 £325 -
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Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 195 (63.52%) Telecoms
2 142 (46.25%) Radio Access Network
3 121 (39.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 97 (31.60%) 3G
5 96 (31.27%) 2G
6 93 (30.29%) GSM
7 89 (28.99%) SLA
8 82 (26.71%) RNC
9 81 (26.38%) Nokia
9 81 (26.38%) UMTS
10 80 (26.06%) LTE
11 78 (25.41%) SDH
12 69 (22.48%) Huawei
13 64 (20.85%) 4G
14 62 (20.20%) Ethernet
15 57 (18.57%) ATM
16 54 (17.59%) WFM
17 53 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (16.94%) Line Management
19 50 (16.29%) Network Planning
20 39 (12.70%) Wireless
21 35 (11.40%) Nortel
22 31 (10.10%) NSN NetAct
23 29 (9.45%) GPRS
24 28 (9.12%) HSPA
25 26 (8.47%) Degree
25 26 (8.47%) C
25 26 (8.47%) Service Delivery
26 25 (8.14%) Amdocs
27 23 (7.49%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 23 (7.49%) MS Office
2 15 (4.89%) AutoCAD
3 11 (3.58%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.98%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (4.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (1.95%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 142 (46.25%) Radio Access Network
2 97 (31.60%) 3G
3 96 (31.27%) 2G
4 93 (30.29%) GSM
5 82 (26.71%) RNC
6 81 (26.38%) UMTS
7 80 (26.06%) LTE
8 78 (25.41%) SDH
9 64 (20.85%) 4G
10 62 (20.20%) Ethernet
11 57 (18.57%) ATM
12 39 (12.70%) Wireless
13 29 (9.45%) GPRS
14 28 (9.12%) HSPA
15 20 (6.51%) MPLS
16 19 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (5.86%) WiMAX
17 18 (5.86%) DSL
18 16 (5.21%) CDMA2000
18 16 (5.21%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.95%) MS Access
2 4 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) ProC
General
1 195 (63.52%) Telecoms
2 17 (5.54%) Back Office
3 7 (2.28%) Electronics
4 6 (1.95%) Finance
5 3 (0.98%) Legal
5 3 (0.98%) German Language
5 3 (0.98%) Front Office
6 2 (0.65%) Swedish Language
6 2 (0.65%) Marketing
6 2 (0.65%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (23.45%) Field Engineer
2 33 (10.75%) RAN Engineer
3 15 (4.89%) Transmission Engineer
4 13 (4.23%) Integration Engineer
5 11 (3.58%) Performance Engineer
5 11 (3.58%) Configuration Engineer
5 11 (3.58%) RAN Configuration Engineer
6 10 (3.26%) Design Engineer
7 9 (2.93%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 9 (2.93%) Site Engineer
7 9 (2.93%) Back Office Engineer
8 8 (2.61%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (2.28%) Ericsson Engineer
9 7 (2.28%) Network Planner
9 7 (2.28%) Senior Voice Engineer
9 7 (2.28%) Radio Engineer
9 7 (2.28%) Databuild Engineer
10 6 (1.95%) Commissioning Engineer
10 6 (1.95%) Voice Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.33%) .NET
1 1 (0.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.26%) Statistics
2 10 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.28%) IVR
4 5 (1.63%) Handset
5 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.65%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.33%) PMI
6 1 (0.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.65%) UNIX
2 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.59%) WFM
2 53 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (16.94%) Line Management
4 50 (16.29%) Network Planning
5 26 (8.47%) Service Delivery
6 17 (5.54%) Performance Management
7 15 (4.89%) Network Design
8 13 (4.23%) Configuration Management
8 13 (4.23%) Project Management
9 10 (3.26%) ETL
9 10 (3.26%) Resource Management
10 9 (2.93%) ITIL
11 8 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (2.28%) Network Management
12 7 (2.28%) Service Management
13 6 (1.95%) Migration
13 6 (1.95%) Logistics
14 5 (1.63%) PRINCE2
14 5 (1.63%) Network Architecture
15 4 (1.30%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.47%) C
2 18 (5.86%) SQL
3 15 (4.89%) Perl
4 2 (0.65%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) Erlang
5 1 (0.33%) C#
5 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (8.47%) Degree
2 17 (5.54%) HND
3 10 (3.26%) HNC
4 8 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.28%) PMP
6 4 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.30%) CCNA
6 4 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) ISEB
9 1 (0.33%) CCNP
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.33%) PgMP
9 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) ACCA
9 1 (0.33%) CIMA
9 1 (0.33%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (28.99%) SLA
2 18 (5.86%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 31 (10.10%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) OpenView
3 1 (0.33%) Netcool
3 1 (0.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 121 (39.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 81 (26.38%) Nokia
3 69 (22.48%) Huawei
4 35 (11.40%) Nortel
5 25 (8.14%) Amdocs
6 19 (6.19%) Cramer
7 18 (5.86%) Oracle
7 18 (5.86%) NEC
8 10 (3.26%) Cisco
9 9 (2.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (1.95%) Mapinfo
10 6 (1.95%) Microsoft
11 5 (1.63%) Siemens
11 5 (1.63%) BT
12 4 (1.30%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.30%) ComArch
13 3 (0.98%) Actix
13 3 (0.98%) IBM
13 3 (0.98%) Remedy
14 2 (0.65%) SAP