The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 55 63 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -55
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 14 16 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 1.61% 10.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.50% 3.17% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Average daily rate
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£310 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
400 504 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.98% 50.60% 56.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 214 224
Average daily rate £388 £385 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ericsson Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 16 (76.19%) Huawei
2 14 (66.67%) LTE
3 13 (61.90%) 4G
3 13 (61.90%) 3G
4 12 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco
7 9 (42.86%) Juniper
8 8 (38.10%) SLA
9 7 (33.33%) Nokia
10 6 (28.57%) 2G
10 6 (28.57%) GGSN
10 6 (28.57%) SGSN
10 6 (28.57%) RANAP
10 6 (28.57%) Network Architecture
11 4 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (19.05%) IPsec
11 4 (19.05%) MPLS
12 3 (14.29%) OSPF
12 3 (14.29%) BGP
12 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
12 3 (14.29%) Wireless
12 3 (14.29%) Back Office
12 3 (14.29%) BT
12 3 (14.29%) Firewall
12 3 (14.29%) Apache
12 3 (14.29%) VoIP
12 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
12 3 (14.29%) SNMP
12 3 (14.29%) VPN

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) LTE
2 13 (61.90%) 4G
2 13 (61.90%) 3G
3 6 (28.57%) 2G
3 6 (28.57%) RANAP
3 6 (28.57%) GGSN
3 6 (28.57%) SGSN
4 4 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (19.05%) IPsec
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
5 3 (14.29%) VoIP
5 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 3 (14.29%) SNMP
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Design Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IP Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior IP Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Transmission Planner
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) RF Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) RF Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCIE
1 2 (9.52%) CCSP
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) CCDP
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Huawei
2 12 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) Juniper
5 7 (33.33%) Nokia
6 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (14.29%) BT
6 3 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (9.52%) Siemens
8 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (4.76%) Nortel
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