The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 100 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.32% 46.73% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 54 40
Average daily rate £325 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Ericsson
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Ericsson
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) SDH
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) RNC
1 4 (100.00%) WFM
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) SDH
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) RNC
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) WFM
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks