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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 66 70 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 8 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.83% 0.39% 3.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 0.76% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate
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- £328 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £250 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
478 523 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.79% 51.32% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 244 176
Average daily rate £400 £351 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 30
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.39 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 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 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (26.67%) 4G
3 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (26.67%) Amdocs
3 8 (26.67%) Huawei
4 7 (23.33%) RNC
4 7 (23.33%) Nokia
4 7 (23.33%) LTE
4 7 (23.33%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (20.00%) 2G
6 4 (13.33%) Network Planning
6 4 (13.33%) QA
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) MS Project
7 3 (10.00%) SLA
7 3 (10.00%) 3G
7 3 (10.00%) Remedy
7 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) Firewall
7 3 (10.00%) Front Office
7 3 (10.00%) Back Office
7 3 (10.00%) BT
8 2 (6.67%) Wireless
8 2 (6.67%) DNS
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) ISTQB

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) 4G
2 7 (23.33%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (23.33%) LTE
2 7 (23.33%) RNC
3 6 (20.00%) 2G
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) 3G
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) RANAP
6 1 (3.33%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (3.33%) GGSN
6 1 (3.33%) SGSN
6 1 (3.33%) RTP
6 1 (3.33%) SS7
6 1 (3.33%) ISUP
6 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ProC
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Front Office
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Transmission Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Databuild Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) DBA
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Change Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Communications Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Project Management
1 4 (13.33%) Network Planning
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
1 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (6.67%) Coaching
2 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.33%) Validation
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Netcool
1 2 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 8 (26.67%) Amdocs
2 8 (26.67%) Huawei
3 7 (23.33%) Nokia
4 3 (10.00%) Remedy
4 3 (10.00%) BT
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent