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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 59 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 18 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.62% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 3.45% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£318 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
525 406 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.29% 47.05% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 186 195
Average daily rate £413 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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

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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 28 August 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 19 (82.61%) Telecoms
2 14 (60.87%) Amdocs
2 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2
2 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 14 (60.87%) Management Information System
3 11 (47.83%) Nokia
3 11 (47.83%) Remedy
4 9 (39.13%) Huawei
4 9 (39.13%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (34.78%) Change Control
5 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (34.78%) LTE
5 8 (34.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (34.78%) MS Office
6 7 (30.43%) 3G
6 7 (30.43%) 2G
7 6 (26.09%) Workflow
7 6 (26.09%) Maya
7 6 (26.09%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) Business Development
7 6 (26.09%) MS Project
7 6 (26.09%) PMP
7 6 (26.09%) PMI Certification
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) 4G
9 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (17.39%) VoLTE

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 8 (34.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (26.09%) MS Project
3 6 (26.09%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (34.78%) LTE
3 7 (30.43%) 2G
3 7 (30.43%) 3G
4 5 (21.74%) 4G
5 4 (17.39%) VoLTE
5 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (13.04%) RNC
7 2 (8.70%) ATM
8 1 (4.35%) GSM
8 1 (4.35%) SDH
8 1 (4.35%) UMTS
8 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.35%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) Firewall
8 1 (4.35%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ProC
General
1 19 (82.61%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Planning Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Transmission Planner
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2
1 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Change Control
3 6 (26.09%) Workflow
3 6 (26.09%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (26.09%) Business Development
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (26.09%) PMP
2 6 (26.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) NDS
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Amdocs
2 11 (47.83%) Nokia
2 11 (47.83%) Remedy
3 9 (39.13%) Huawei
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) BT
6 1 (4.35%) Cramer
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Nortel
6 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle