The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ericsson
Rank 238 184 173
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -11
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 40 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.80% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.74% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 19
Average daily rate £303 £290 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% +41.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £208 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £286 £244
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Ericsson
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4707 4585 4396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.85% 46.08% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2816 2447 2205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 252 256
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Ericsson
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ericsson
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ericsson across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Ericsson Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ericsson
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson across the South East region.

Ericsson Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Ericsson
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -21 31 £280 -1.75% 2
Surrey -13 8 £315 +11.50%
Hampshire -10 1 £450 +12.50%
Ericsson
England

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 72 (87.80%) Telecoms
2 48 (58.54%) Huawei
3 43 (52.44%) Nokia
4 32 (39.02%) 3G
5 28 (34.15%) Nokia Networks
6 26 (31.71%) LTE
7 24 (29.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 24 (29.27%) ITIL
8 23 (28.05%) BT
9 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
10 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
10 21 (25.61%) Project Management
10 21 (25.61%) 2G
11 20 (24.39%) Arqiva
12 19 (23.17%) Management Information System
12 19 (23.17%) PRINCE2
13 17 (20.73%) Siemens
14 16 (19.51%) Amdocs
14 16 (19.51%) 4G
14 16 (19.51%) Virgin Media
15 15 (18.29%) Radio Access Network
15 15 (18.29%) ZTE
15 15 (18.29%) VoLTE
16 14 (17.07%) Degree
16 14 (17.07%) Wireless
16 14 (17.07%) SLA
17 13 (15.85%) MS Project
17 13 (15.85%) NetCracker
17 13 (15.85%) ITIL V3
17 13 (15.85%) Telindus

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.22%) MTS
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.85%) MS Project
3 4 (4.88%) MS Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.02%) 3G
2 26 (31.71%) LTE
3 21 (25.61%) 2G
4 16 (19.51%) 4G
5 15 (18.29%) Radio Access Network
5 15 (18.29%) VoLTE
6 14 (17.07%) Wireless
7 10 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (8.54%) RNC
9 4 (4.88%) GGSN
9 4 (4.88%) SGSN
9 4 (4.88%) VPN
10 3 (3.66%) Diameter Protocol
10 3 (3.66%) Firewall
10 3 (3.66%) GSM
10 3 (3.66%) H.323
10 3 (3.66%) MGCP
10 3 (3.66%) SS7
10 3 (3.66%) UMTS
11 2 (2.44%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.44%) MS Access
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
2 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
1 1 (1.22%) Selenium
1 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (87.80%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.20%) Finance
3 7 (8.54%) Back Office
4 6 (7.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (17.07%) Project Manager
2 8 (9.76%) Voice Project Manager
3 7 (8.54%) 3G Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) Telecoms Manager
4 6 (7.32%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (7.32%) Optimisation Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Transmission Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) LTE Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) RAN Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Senior 3G Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Back Office Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Administrator
7 3 (3.66%) Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) User Experience
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) Frameworx
4 2 (2.44%) PMI
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Unix
2 3 (3.66%) Solaris
3 2 (2.44%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) ITIL
2 21 (25.61%) Project Management
3 19 (23.17%) PRINCE2
4 13 (15.85%) ITIL V3
5 6 (7.32%) Service Management
6 5 (6.10%) Demand Management
6 5 (6.10%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.88%) High Availability
7 4 (4.88%) Quote-to-Cash
7 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.66%) Change Control
8 3 (3.66%) Change Management
8 3 (3.66%) CRM
8 3 (3.66%) Network Management
8 3 (3.66%) Process Management
8 3 (3.66%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) HNC
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.88%) HND
4 4 (4.88%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.66%) CCNP
6 2 (2.44%) CCIE
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) PMP
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.22%) APMP
7 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.44%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.22%) XenApp
3 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (4.88%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.22%) OpenView
3 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (58.54%) Huawei
2 43 (52.44%) Nokia
3 28 (34.15%) Nokia Networks
4 24 (29.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 23 (28.05%) BT
6 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
7 20 (24.39%) Arqiva
8 17 (20.73%) Siemens
9 16 (19.51%) Amdocs
9 16 (19.51%) Virgin Media
10 15 (18.29%) ZTE
11 13 (15.85%) NetCracker
11 13 (15.85%) Telindus
12 11 (13.41%) Remedy
13 6 (7.32%) Mapinfo
13 6 (7.32%) Nortel
14 5 (6.10%) Actix
14 5 (6.10%) Citrix
14 5 (6.10%) NEC
14 5 (6.10%) SAP