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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ericsson
Rank 59 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 24 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 1.21% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 4.36% 2.50% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £303 - £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £286 £244
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Ericsson
Berkshire

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
551 480 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.55% 48.34% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 250 246
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +42.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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

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

Ericsson
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

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 29 (93.55%) Telecoms
2 16 (51.61%) Amdocs
2 16 (51.61%) MS Excel
2 16 (51.61%) Nokia
3 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 15 (48.39%) Huawei
4 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2
4 14 (45.16%) Project Management
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) MS Project
5 13 (41.94%) ITIL V3
6 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
7 11 (35.48%) LTE
7 11 (35.48%) VoLTE
8 10 (32.26%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (22.58%) Remedy
9 7 (22.58%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (16.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (16.13%) Nokia Networks
11 4 (12.90%) 4G
11 4 (12.90%) 2G
11 4 (12.90%) 3G
11 4 (12.90%) BT
12 3 (9.68%) Change Management
12 3 (9.68%) H.323
12 3 (9.68%) MGCP
12 3 (9.68%) SS7
12 3 (9.68%) Unix
12 3 (9.68%) Solaris
12 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (41.94%) MS Project
3 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) LTE
1 11 (35.48%) VoLTE
2 10 (32.26%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (22.58%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (12.90%) 2G
4 4 (12.90%) 3G
4 4 (12.90%) 4G
5 3 (9.68%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (9.68%) GGSN
5 3 (9.68%) H.323
5 3 (9.68%) MGCP
5 3 (9.68%) SGSN
5 3 (9.68%) SS7
6 1 (3.23%) Broadband
6 1 (3.23%) GSM
6 1 (3.23%) RNC
6 1 (3.23%) UMTS
6 1 (3.23%) UTRAN
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
General
1 29 (93.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Voice Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Project Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Quantity Surveyor
4 2 (6.45%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Change Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.23%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Solaris
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2
2 14 (45.16%) Project Management
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Facilities Management
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Process Management
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) HNC
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Amdocs
1 16 (51.61%) Nokia
2 15 (48.39%) Huawei
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) Remedy
5 5 (16.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (16.13%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (12.90%) BT
7 1 (3.23%) Arqiva
7 1 (3.23%) Siemens
7 1 (3.23%) Virgin Media