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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 47 71 22
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -49
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 20 4 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.36% 0.40% 6.63%
As % of the Vendors category 5.29% 0.82% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
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£350 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +16.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
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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
378 488 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.68% 48.85% 52.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 251 179
Average daily rate £375 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 35
Average hourly rate £55.65 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+297.50% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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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

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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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 22 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 21 (63.64%) LTE
3 19 (57.58%) Huawei
4 18 (54.55%) 4G
5 17 (51.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 14 (42.42%) 2G
6 14 (42.42%) Nokia
7 12 (36.36%) 3G
7 12 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (21.21%) RNC
9 6 (18.18%) SLA
9 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
10 5 (15.15%) Migration
10 5 (15.15%) QA
11 4 (12.12%) Degree
11 4 (12.12%) BT
11 4 (12.12%) IPsec
11 4 (12.12%) Wireless
11 4 (12.12%) GSM
12 3 (9.09%) UMTS
12 3 (9.09%) ITIL
12 3 (9.09%) Cisco
12 3 (9.09%) Netcool
12 3 (9.09%) Project Management
12 3 (9.09%) Change Management
12 3 (9.09%) Remedy
12 3 (9.09%) Network Planning
12 3 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
13 2 (6.06%) GGSN
13 2 (6.06%) SGSN

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) LTE
2 18 (54.55%) 4G
3 14 (42.42%) 2G
4 12 (36.36%) 3G
4 12 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (21.21%) RNC
6 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 4 (12.12%) IPsec
7 4 (12.12%) Wireless
7 4 (12.12%) GSM
8 3 (9.09%) UMTS
9 2 (6.06%) GGSN
9 2 (6.06%) SGSN
9 2 (6.06%) RANAP
9 2 (6.06%) MPLS
9 2 (6.06%) SDH
9 2 (6.06%) 3GPP
9 2 (6.06%) ATM
9 2 (6.06%) DNS
10 1 (3.03%) HTTP
General
1 22 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (12.12%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Databuild Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Transmission Planner
3 2 (6.06%) Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.03%) RF Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Change Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Integration Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.03%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Project Management
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
2 3 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.06%) Coaching
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) SOA
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.03%) Validation
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) BPR
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.03%) eTOM
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 5 (15.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Netcool
1 3 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Huawei
2 17 (51.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (42.42%) Nokia
4 4 (12.12%) BT
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Remedy
6 2 (6.06%) Amdocs
6 2 (6.06%) Siemens
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.03%) Nortel
7 1 (3.03%) Comverse