The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 69 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -7
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 4 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% 4.27% 4.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 8.48% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Average daily rate £328 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.27% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
559 389 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.05% 50.39% 55.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 149 217
Average daily rate £365 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 28
Average hourly rate £14.67 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Ericsson
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) LTE
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Huawei
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) 4G
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) FWSM
3 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LTE
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) 4G
2 2 (25.00%) FWSM
2 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) UTRAN
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 2 (25.00%) 3GPP
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IP Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior IP Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) CS Core Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCSP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCDP
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft