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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 181 187 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -86
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 69 45 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.52% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.07% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 25
Average daily rate
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£270 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £227 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £409 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4577 4208 4592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.09% 48.95% 49.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2125 1998
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 247 302
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
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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 -4 30 £225 -16.66%
Surrey - 29 £310 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £215 -
Hampshire - 5 £243 -
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Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 61 (64.21%) Telecoms
2 52 (54.74%) 3G
2 52 (54.74%) Huawei
3 49 (51.58%) LTE
4 40 (42.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 37 (38.95%) Radio Access Network
6 34 (35.79%) 4G
6 34 (35.79%) Nokia
7 33 (34.74%) 2G
8 24 (25.26%) Ethernet
9 23 (24.21%) Cisco
10 19 (20.00%) Back Office
11 17 (17.89%) Juniper
12 16 (16.84%) SLA
12 16 (16.84%) UNIX
12 16 (16.84%) NEC
13 15 (15.79%) SNMP
13 15 (15.79%) Nortel
14 14 (14.74%) MS Visio
14 14 (14.74%) Network Architecture
15 13 (13.68%) Degree
15 13 (13.68%) MPLS
15 13 (13.68%) UMTS
16 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
16 12 (12.63%) SQL
16 12 (12.63%) IPsec
17 11 (11.58%) Validation
17 11 (11.58%) Project Management
17 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (2.11%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Visio
2 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.53%) MS Office
4 3 (3.16%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 52 (54.74%) 3G
2 49 (51.58%) LTE
3 37 (38.95%) Radio Access Network
4 34 (35.79%) 4G
5 33 (34.74%) 2G
6 24 (25.26%) Ethernet
7 15 (15.79%) SNMP
8 13 (13.68%) MPLS
8 13 (13.68%) UMTS
9 12 (12.63%) IPsec
10 10 (10.53%) Telnet
11 8 (8.42%) Wireless
11 8 (8.42%) Firewall
11 8 (8.42%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (8.42%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (8.42%) VoIP
11 8 (8.42%) BGP
11 8 (8.42%) VPN
11 8 (8.42%) FWSM
12 7 (7.37%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.53%) MySQL
3 4 (4.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 61 (64.21%) Telecoms
2 19 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (3.16%) Billing
4 2 (2.11%) Front Office
4 2 (2.11%) Finance
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Transmission Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Architect
3 13 (13.68%) Back Office Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Design Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Broadcast Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) IP Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Database Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Transmission Planner
8 3 (3.16%) 3G Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) OSS Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Network Optimisation Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) RAN Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) XML
2 5 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.11%) MPEG
3 2 (2.11%) Statistics
4 1 (1.05%) CMDB
4 1 (1.05%) GIS
4 1 (1.05%) Handset
4 1 (1.05%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) UNIX
2 10 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) VMS
3 3 (3.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.74%) Network Architecture
2 11 (11.58%) Project Management
2 11 (11.58%) Validation
3 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.42%) ETL
4 8 (8.42%) Network Management
4 8 (8.42%) Performance Management
5 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.32%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) Migration
7 5 (5.26%) Network Design
8 4 (4.21%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (4.21%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.16%) eTOM
9 3 (3.16%) ITIL
9 3 (3.16%) Time Management
10 2 (2.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) SQL
2 10 (10.53%) Perl
3 5 (5.26%) C#
3 5 (5.26%) C++
3 5 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.37%) CCIE
4 3 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (3.16%) HND
5 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) CCNP
5 2 (2.11%) CNA
5 2 (2.11%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.05%) PMP
6 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CCIP
6 1 (1.05%) CCSP
6 1 (1.05%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.84%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.21%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (3.16%) OpenView
3 2 (2.11%) Netcool
4 1 (1.05%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (54.74%) Huawei
2 40 (42.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 34 (35.79%) Nokia
4 23 (24.21%) Cisco
5 17 (17.89%) Juniper
6 16 (16.84%) NEC
7 15 (15.79%) Nortel
8 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.53%) Oracle
9 8 (8.42%) Business Objects
10 7 (7.37%) Radware
10 7 (7.37%) BT
10 7 (7.37%) Greenplum
10 7 (7.37%) Redback
11 6 (6.32%) Tandberg
11 6 (6.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
13 4 (4.21%) IBM
14 3 (3.16%) HP
14 3 (3.16%) Citrix