The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 134 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.28% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.64% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1493 1247 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.50% 44.03% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 627 648
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 97 107
Average hourly rate £16.25 £24.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.98% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.09 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Ericsson
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson across the North West region.

Ericsson Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (50.00%) 4G
2 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 4 (50.00%) 2G
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia
2 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) LTE
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) WFM
4 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) RNC
4 2 (25.00%) ATM
4 2 (25.00%) GSM
4 2 (25.00%) SDH
4 2 (25.00%) UMTS
5 1 (12.50%) MPEG
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Nortel
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) RTCP
5 1 (12.50%) RTP
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) IPTV
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Redback
5 1 (12.50%) RTSP

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (50.00%) 3G
1 4 (50.00%) 2G
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
2 3 (37.50%) LTE
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) ATM
3 2 (25.00%) GSM
3 2 (25.00%) SDH
3 2 (25.00%) UMTS
3 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (25.00%) RNC
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) RTSP
4 1 (12.50%) Multicast
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) RTCP
4 1 (12.50%) RTP
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Site Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) MPEG
1 1 (12.50%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Redback
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Nortel
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
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