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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ericsson
Rank 71 48 71
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 7 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 2.52% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 5.67% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £342 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £284 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.32% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 -
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
495 388 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.51% 44.50% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 212 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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
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 8 February 2016.

Ericsson Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 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 20 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 15 (68.18%) Nokia
3 13 (59.09%) Huawei
4 11 (50.00%) Project Management
5 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
5 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 10 (45.45%) Amdocs
6 9 (40.91%) Remedy
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL
7 7 (31.82%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (27.27%) MS Office
8 6 (27.27%) LTE
9 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (22.73%) MS Project
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (22.73%) VoLTE
9 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
9 5 (22.73%) Change Control
10 4 (18.18%) 2G
11 3 (13.64%) Workflow
11 3 (13.64%) PMP
11 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
11 3 (13.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (13.64%) 3G
11 3 (13.64%) Business Development
11 3 (13.64%) Maya
11 3 (13.64%) Strategic Planning

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (22.73%) MS Project
4 3 (13.64%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (27.27%) LTE
3 5 (22.73%) VoLTE
3 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (18.18%) 2G
5 3 (13.64%) 3G
5 3 (13.64%) 4G
6 2 (9.09%) RNC
7 1 (4.55%) DVB
7 1 (4.55%) GSM
7 1 (4.55%) HSPA
7 1 (4.55%) WCDMA
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 20 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Planning Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Quantity Surveyor
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Ericsson Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Planning Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Radio Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Incident Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) IPTV
2 1 (4.55%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) Change Control
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.64%) Business Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Facilities Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Network Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Nokia
2 13 (59.09%) Huawei
3 10 (45.45%) Amdocs
4 9 (40.91%) Remedy
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (9.09%) BT
7 2 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks