The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 85 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% - 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £258 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -11.20%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
667 552 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.88% 43.88% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 269 164
Average daily rate £338 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 28
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.00 £27.00
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 Manchester

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Ericsson
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) RNC
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 4 (50.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) WFM
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) 2G
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) ATM
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) SDH
3 4 (50.00%) UMTS
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Huawei
4 3 (37.50%) LTE
5 2 (25.00%) VoLTE
6 1 (12.50%) XCAP
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia
6 1 (12.50%) C

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) RNC
1 5 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (50.00%) ATM
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) SDH
2 4 (50.00%) UMTS
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) 2G
2 4 (50.00%) 4G
3 3 (37.50%) LTE
4 2 (25.00%) VoLTE
5 1 (12.50%) XCAP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) WFM
1 4 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (37.50%) Huawei
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia