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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 23 29 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 12 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.90% 1.24% 10.10%
As % of the Vendors category 8.05% 3.06% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£216 - £335
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £223 - £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - -
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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
149 98 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 48.38% 40.66% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 44 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £18.38 £24.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -48.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £12.75 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014, 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 (66.67%) 3G
1 10 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (53.33%) 2G
2 8 (53.33%) RNC
3 7 (46.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (40.00%) Cramer
4 6 (40.00%) Network Planning
5 5 (33.33%) LTE
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Nortel
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Huawei
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (20.00%) Amdocs
7 3 (20.00%) 4G
8 2 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Back Office
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (13.33%) Nokia
8 2 (13.33%) WFM
8 2 (13.33%) C
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (6.67%) GPRS
9 1 (6.67%) DNS
9 1 (6.67%) CCNP

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) 3G
1 10 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (53.33%) 2G
2 8 (53.33%) RNC
3 5 (33.33%) LTE
4 3 (20.00%) 4G
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) GGSN
5 1 (6.67%) SGSN
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.67%) UTRAN
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) GPRS
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Planner
2 2 (13.33%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) WFM
4 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) CCIP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (40.00%) Cramer
3 3 (20.00%) Amdocs
3 3 (20.00%) Huawei
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Nortel
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper