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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 220 174 154
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -20
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 37 66 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.72% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.51% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 11
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£268 £213 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.88% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £322 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4359 4366 4157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.64% 47.57% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2374 2190 2068
Average daily rate £388 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 254 319
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.25 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +7 26 £216 +23.57% 3
Surrey -17 5 £275 +3.77%
Hampshire +4 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
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England

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 110 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 70 (39.77%) Radio Access Network
3 62 (35.23%) 3G
4 61 (34.66%) 2G
5 59 (33.52%) Nokia
6 58 (32.95%) LTE
7 48 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 46 (26.14%) Network Planning
9 34 (19.32%) GSM
9 34 (19.32%) UMTS
10 33 (18.75%) 4G
11 30 (17.05%) RNC
11 30 (17.05%) Huawei
12 25 (14.20%) Wireless
12 25 (14.20%) NSN NetAct
13 23 (13.07%) Amdocs
13 23 (13.07%) SDH
13 23 (13.07%) C
13 23 (13.07%) SLA
14 21 (11.93%) Degree
15 20 (11.36%) Service Delivery
16 19 (10.80%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (10.23%) WiMAX
17 18 (10.23%) MPLS
18 17 (9.66%) Oracle
18 17 (9.66%) HND
18 17 (9.66%) GPRS
18 17 (9.66%) Cramer
19 16 (9.09%) MS Office
19 16 (9.09%) CDMA2000

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 16 (9.09%) MS Office
2 15 (8.52%) AutoCAD
3 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.70%) MS Project
5 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.57%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (7.39%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 70 (39.77%) Radio Access Network
2 62 (35.23%) 3G
3 61 (34.66%) 2G
4 58 (32.95%) LTE
5 34 (19.32%) GSM
5 34 (19.32%) UMTS
6 33 (18.75%) 4G
7 30 (17.05%) RNC
8 25 (14.20%) Wireless
9 23 (13.07%) SDH
10 19 (10.80%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (10.23%) WiMAX
11 18 (10.23%) MPLS
12 17 (9.66%) GPRS
13 16 (9.09%) CDMA2000
13 16 (9.09%) DSL
13 16 (9.09%) HSPA
13 16 (9.09%) GPON
14 14 (7.95%) VoLTE
15 11 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.27%) MS Access
1 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) ProC
General
1 110 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.95%) Back Office
3 7 (3.98%) Electronics
4 4 (2.27%) Finance
5 3 (1.70%) Front Office
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (7.39%) Transmission Engineer
3 11 (6.25%) RAN Configuration Engineer
3 11 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
4 9 (5.11%) Design Engineer
5 8 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (4.55%) Site Engineer
5 8 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
6 7 (3.98%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 7 (3.98%) Databuild Engineer
6 7 (3.98%) Network Planner
7 6 (3.41%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (3.41%) Field Engineer
7 6 (3.41%) Back Office Engineer
7 6 (3.41%) Voice Design Engineer
8 5 (2.84%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 5 (2.84%) IP Engineer
8 5 (2.84%) Senior Design Engineer
9 4 (2.27%) Radio Engineer
9 4 (2.27%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.68%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.11%) Statistics
3 7 (3.98%) IVR
4 3 (1.70%) Handset
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.57%) GIS
5 1 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.14%) Network Planning
2 20 (11.36%) Service Delivery
3 12 (6.82%) Project Management
4 6 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (2.84%) Line Management
5 5 (2.84%) WFM
5 5 (2.84%) Logistics
5 5 (2.84%) PRINCE2
5 5 (2.84%) ITIL
6 4 (2.27%) Performance Management
7 3 (1.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (1.70%) Change Management
7 3 (1.70%) Service Management
7 3 (1.70%) Network Design
8 2 (1.14%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.14%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.14%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.14%) Migration
8 2 (1.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.07%) C
2 15 (8.52%) Perl
2 15 (8.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) HND
3 10 (5.68%) HNC
4 4 (2.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.14%) PMP
6 2 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) PgMP
7 1 (0.57%) CIMA
7 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.57%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.57%) ACCA
7 1 (0.57%) CCNP
7 1 (0.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.07%) SLA
2 14 (7.95%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 25 (14.20%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.57%) Netcool
3 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 59 (33.52%) Nokia
2 48 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 30 (17.05%) Huawei
4 23 (13.07%) Amdocs
5 17 (9.66%) Oracle
5 17 (9.66%) Cramer
6 16 (9.09%) Nortel
7 8 (4.55%) NEC
8 7 (3.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (2.84%) Cisco
10 4 (2.27%) Siemens
11 3 (1.70%) Actix
11 3 (1.70%) BT
11 3 (1.70%) Remedy
11 3 (1.70%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.14%) HP
12 2 (1.14%) F5
13 1 (0.57%) SevOne
13 1 (0.57%) ComArch
13 1 (0.57%) NetCracker