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 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 52 78 17
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -61
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 17 8 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.88% 0.74% 7.93%
As % of the Vendors category 4.11% 1.47% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £270 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £270 £346
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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
414 543 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.70% 50.00% 55.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 304 208
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £21.40 £35.00
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 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

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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

Ericsson
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ericsson across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Ericsson Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 24 (75.00%) LTE
2 23 (71.88%) Huawei
3 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
3 21 (65.63%) 4G
4 19 (59.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 16 (50.00%) 3G
6 14 (43.75%) 2G
6 14 (43.75%) Nokia
7 13 (40.63%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (31.25%) SLA
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco
9 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
10 5 (15.63%) Wireless
10 5 (15.63%) Migration
10 5 (15.63%) RANAP
10 5 (15.63%) GGSN
10 5 (15.63%) SGSN
11 4 (12.50%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
11 4 (12.50%) BT
11 4 (12.50%) IPsec
11 4 (12.50%) GSM
11 4 (12.50%) Juniper
12 3 (9.38%) UMTS
12 3 (9.38%) ITIL
12 3 (9.38%) RNC
12 3 (9.38%) Netcool
12 3 (9.38%) Project Management
12 3 (9.38%) Change Management
12 3 (9.38%) QA

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) LTE
2 21 (65.63%) 4G
3 16 (50.00%) 3G
4 14 (43.75%) 2G
5 13 (40.63%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 5 (15.63%) Wireless
7 5 (15.63%) RANAP
7 5 (15.63%) GGSN
7 5 (15.63%) SGSN
8 4 (12.50%) IPsec
8 4 (12.50%) GSM
9 3 (9.38%) UMTS
9 3 (9.38%) RNC
10 2 (6.25%) ATM
10 2 (6.25%) SDH
10 2 (6.25%) 3GPP
10 2 (6.25%) DNS
10 2 (6.25%) MPLS
11 1 (3.13%) RTP
General
1 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 3 (9.38%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Transmission Planner
3 2 (6.25%) Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Change Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) RF Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Integration Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Communications Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
1 1 (3.13%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.13%) eTOM
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.13%) BPR
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PgMP
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Netcool
1 3 (9.38%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Huawei
2 19 (59.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (43.75%) Nokia
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) BT
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Siemens
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.13%) Nortel
7 1 (3.13%) Comverse