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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 58 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 11 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 1.24% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 2.68% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£318 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
492 410 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.62% 46.38% 50.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 169 177
Average daily rate £388 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (45.45%) Amdocs
2 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 8 (36.36%) Nokia
4 7 (31.82%) 3G
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
4 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 7 (31.82%) 2G
4 7 (31.82%) Huawei
5 5 (22.73%) Remedy
5 5 (22.73%) LTE
5 5 (22.73%) 4G
5 5 (22.73%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 4 (18.18%) MS Office
6 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (18.18%) RNC
6 4 (18.18%) BT
7 3 (13.64%) Front Office
7 3 (13.64%) Back Office
7 3 (13.64%) MS Project
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) PMP
8 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
8 2 (9.09%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.64%) MS Project
4 2 (9.09%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) 3G
1 7 (31.82%) 2G
2 5 (22.73%) LTE
2 5 (22.73%) 4G
2 5 (22.73%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (18.18%) RNC
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) ATM
6 1 (4.55%) GSM
6 1 (4.55%) SDH
6 1 (4.55%) UMTS
6 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) WiMAX
6 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ProC
General
1 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Front Office
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (13.64%) IP Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Planning Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Transmission Planner
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Change Control
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Business Development
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) NDS
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Amdocs
2 8 (36.36%) Nokia
3 7 (31.82%) Huawei
4 5 (22.73%) Remedy
5 4 (18.18%) BT
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Nortel
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.55%) Cramer
7 1 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco