The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 22 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.89% 0.37% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 7.24% 0.92% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£237 - -
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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
152 109 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.71% 40.52% 47.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 52 60
Average daily rate £320 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £481 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £22.00 £37.20
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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ericsson across the Slough region.

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 10 (52.63%) Nokia
2 9 (47.37%) 2G
2 9 (47.37%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (36.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (36.84%) Amdocs
3 7 (36.84%) 3G
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) LTE
6 4 (21.05%) Cramer
7 3 (15.79%) RNC
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Netcool
7 3 (15.79%) GSM
7 3 (15.79%) UMTS
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.53%) GPRS
8 2 (10.53%) C
8 2 (10.53%) MS Office
8 2 (10.53%) UTRAN
8 2 (10.53%) Mapinfo
8 2 (10.53%) 4G
8 2 (10.53%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Statistics
9 1 (5.26%) Network Design
9 1 (5.26%) Handset
9 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.26%) ComArch
9 1 (5.26%) Huawei
9 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) 2G
1 9 (47.37%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (36.84%) 3G
3 5 (26.32%) LTE
4 3 (15.79%) GSM
4 3 (15.79%) UMTS
4 3 (15.79%) RNC
5 2 (10.53%) UTRAN
5 2 (10.53%) 4G
5 2 (10.53%) GPRS
6 1 (5.26%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) MGCP
6 1 (5.26%) SS7
6 1 (5.26%) H.323
6 1 (5.26%) GGSN
6 1 (5.26%) SGSN
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Designer
2 2 (10.53%) Network Designer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Netcool
2 2 (10.53%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Nokia
2 7 (36.84%) Amdocs
2 7 (36.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (21.05%) Cramer
4 2 (10.53%) Mapinfo
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) ComArch
5 1 (5.26%) Huawei