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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 487 458 334
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -124
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 92 98 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.44% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 28
Average daily rate
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£270 £270 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £360 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - £16.50
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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
23959 22340 24687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 46.30% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13908 12910 12943
Average daily rate £398 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -
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 1126 1020 1287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 September 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 September 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 -13 59 £270 +8.00% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £268 -
London +6 4 £390 +11.42% 1
South West -27 4 - -
North West -6 3 - - 2
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Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 101 (67.79%) Telecoms
2 73 (48.99%) Huawei
3 71 (47.65%) 3G
4 67 (44.97%) LTE
5 60 (40.27%) Radio Access Network
6 55 (36.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 45 (30.20%) 2G
8 44 (29.53%) Nokia
9 42 (28.19%) Ethernet
10 36 (24.16%) 4G
11 30 (20.13%) Cisco
11 30 (20.13%) ATM
12 28 (18.79%) SDH
13 24 (16.11%) UMTS
13 24 (16.11%) SLA
14 23 (15.44%) NEC
15 20 (13.42%) Juniper
16 19 (12.75%) Nortel
17 18 (12.08%) GSM
17 18 (12.08%) MPLS
17 18 (12.08%) Project Management
18 17 (11.41%) Degree
19 16 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
19 16 (10.74%) SNMP
20 15 (10.07%) UNIX
20 15 (10.07%) BT
20 15 (10.07%) Network Architecture
21 14 (9.40%) IPsec
21 14 (9.40%) Back Office
22 13 (8.72%) Firewall

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (2.68%) Apache
2 1 (0.67%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.71%) MS Office
3 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.01%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Summit
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (47.65%) 3G
2 67 (44.97%) LTE
3 60 (40.27%) Radio Access Network
4 45 (30.20%) 2G
5 42 (28.19%) Ethernet
6 36 (24.16%) 4G
7 30 (20.13%) ATM
8 28 (18.79%) SDH
9 24 (16.11%) UMTS
10 18 (12.08%) GSM
10 18 (12.08%) MPLS
11 16 (10.74%) SNMP
12 14 (9.40%) IPsec
13 13 (8.72%) RNC
13 13 (8.72%) Firewall
14 12 (8.05%) VPN
15 11 (7.38%) DNS
15 11 (7.38%) VoIP
15 11 (7.38%) BGP
16 10 (6.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) MySQL
1 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.67%) MS Access
4 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 101 (67.79%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.40%) Back Office
3 5 (3.36%) Billing
4 4 (2.68%) Front Office
4 4 (2.68%) Finance
5 2 (1.34%) Marketing
5 2 (1.34%) German Language
6 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (16.78%) Design Engineer
2 22 (14.77%) Transmission Engineer
3 17 (11.41%) Field Engineer
4 15 (10.07%) Architect
4 15 (10.07%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Back Office Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Developer
6 7 (4.70%) IP Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Project Engineer
9 4 (2.68%) RAN Engineer
9 4 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.68%) Database Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (2.01%) Transmission Planner
10 3 (2.01%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.01%) Security Engineer
10 3 (2.01%) Ericsson Engineer
10 3 (2.01%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) XML
2 4 (2.68%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.34%) Video on Demand
3 2 (1.34%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (1.34%) MPEG
3 2 (1.34%) Statistics
4 1 (0.67%) GIS
4 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.67%) Handset
4 1 (0.67%) Economics
4 1 (0.67%) CMDB
4 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.07%) UNIX
2 9 (6.04%) Linux
3 4 (2.68%) VMS
4 3 (2.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.08%) Project Management
2 15 (10.07%) Network Architecture
3 13 (8.72%) Network Planning
4 11 (7.38%) Network Management
5 10 (6.71%) Validation
5 10 (6.71%) Line Management
6 9 (6.04%) WFM
7 7 (4.70%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.70%) ITIL
7 7 (4.70%) ETL
7 7 (4.70%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.70%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.70%) Network Design
8 6 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.03%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.36%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.36%) Migration
9 5 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.71%) SQL
2 8 (5.37%) Perl
3 7 (4.70%) C
4 4 (2.68%) C#
4 4 (2.68%) C++
4 4 (2.68%) Java
5 2 (1.34%) VBA
6 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Degree
2 16 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.71%) CCIE
4 5 (3.36%) CCNA
5 4 (2.68%) CCNP
6 3 (2.01%) CCSP
6 3 (2.01%) CCDP
6 3 (2.01%) HND
6 3 (2.01%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.34%) CISSP
7 2 (1.34%) CNA
7 2 (1.34%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CCIP
8 1 (0.67%) PMP
8 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.11%) SLA
2 6 (4.03%) QA
3 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Xen
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.68%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.01%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.01%) OpenView
4 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.67%) Netcool
5 1 (0.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 73 (48.99%) Huawei
2 55 (36.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 44 (29.53%) Nokia
4 30 (20.13%) Cisco
5 23 (15.44%) NEC
6 20 (13.42%) Juniper
7 19 (12.75%) Nortel
8 15 (10.07%) BT
9 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (6.04%) Oracle
11 7 (4.70%) Business Objects
11 7 (4.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (4.70%) CheckPoint
11 7 (4.70%) Radware
11 7 (4.70%) Redback
12 5 (3.36%) Greenplum
12 5 (3.36%) Tandberg
12 5 (3.36%) ZTE
12 5 (3.36%) Ciena
13 4 (2.68%) Mapinfo
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Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Contract Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
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