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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 131 132 127
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.068% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.15% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
- +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Ericsson
England

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
1490 1323 1620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.68% 44.89% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 594 757
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 104 128
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £16.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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

Ericsson
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

Ericsson
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Manchester -9 2 - - 1
Ericsson
England

Ericsson
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Huawei
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
3 3 (42.86%) Nokia
3 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) LTE
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (28.57%) NEC
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Nortel

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) 2G
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
1 3 (42.86%) LTE
1 3 (42.86%) 4G
1 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Site Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics
1 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (28.57%) NEC
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
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