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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 225 216 175
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -41
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 42 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.35% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.75% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 10
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£270 £346 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% +33.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £317 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £375 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
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
4527 4281 4120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.55% 46.49% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2124 2046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 237 307
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.48 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -13.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.02 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +8 27 £270 -
Surrey -5 10 £273 -21.29%
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £270 -
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Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 81 (71.05%) Telecoms
2 40 (35.09%) Nokia
3 39 (34.21%) Radio Access Network
4 33 (28.95%) LTE
5 30 (26.32%) 2G
6 29 (25.44%) 3G
7 28 (24.56%) GSM
7 28 (24.56%) UMTS
8 26 (22.81%) Huawei
9 24 (21.05%) 4G
10 21 (18.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 20 (17.54%) SDH
12 19 (16.67%) Network Planning
13 17 (14.91%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (14.91%) Amdocs
13 17 (14.91%) MS Office
14 15 (13.16%) Project Management
14 15 (13.16%) Wireless
14 15 (13.16%) Degree
15 14 (12.28%) RNC
15 14 (12.28%) GPRS
16 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
16 13 (11.40%) SLA
16 13 (11.40%) WiMAX
16 13 (11.40%) VoLTE
17 12 (10.53%) GPON
17 12 (10.53%) HSPA
17 12 (10.53%) C
17 12 (10.53%) CDMA2000
17 12 (10.53%) MPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 17 (14.91%) MS Office
2 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.77%) AutoCAD
4 7 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.39%) MS Project
6 3 (2.63%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.21%) Radio Access Network
2 33 (28.95%) LTE
3 30 (26.32%) 2G
4 29 (25.44%) 3G
5 28 (24.56%) UMTS
5 28 (24.56%) GSM
6 24 (21.05%) 4G
7 20 (17.54%) SDH
8 17 (14.91%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (13.16%) Wireless
10 14 (12.28%) RNC
10 14 (12.28%) GPRS
11 13 (11.40%) WiMAX
11 13 (11.40%) VoLTE
12 12 (10.53%) MPLS
12 12 (10.53%) DSL
12 12 (10.53%) HSPA
12 12 (10.53%) GPON
12 12 (10.53%) CDMA2000
13 8 (7.02%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (0.88%) MS Access
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) ProC
General
1 81 (71.05%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.14%) Back Office
3 3 (2.63%) Electronics
3 3 (2.63%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Front Office
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (6.14%) Design Engineer
1 7 (6.14%) Radio Engineer
1 7 (6.14%) Transmission Engineer
2 6 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
2 6 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (5.26%) Field Engineer
3 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
3 5 (4.39%) Site Engineer
4 4 (3.51%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 4 (3.51%) Voice Design Engineer
4 4 (3.51%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 4 (3.51%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (2.63%) Planning Manager
5 3 (2.63%) Transmission Planner
5 3 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (2.63%) Programme Manager
5 3 (2.63%) Network Engineer
5 3 (2.63%) Support Engineer
5 3 (2.63%) Test Engineer
5 3 (2.63%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.89%) Statistics
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) IVR
4 2 (1.75%) Handset
5 1 (0.88%) PMI
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) Network Planning
2 15 (13.16%) Project Management
3 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2
3 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.26%) Change Control
5 5 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (4.39%) Line Management
5 5 (4.39%) ITIL
6 4 (3.51%) Service Management
6 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.51%) WFM
7 3 (2.63%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (2.63%) Network Design
7 3 (2.63%) Business Development
7 3 (2.63%) Workflow
7 3 (2.63%) Migration
8 2 (1.75%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (1.75%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) C
2 4 (3.51%) Perl
2 4 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) HND
3 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.63%) HNC
5 3 (2.63%) PMP
6 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.75%) ISEB
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.88%) ACCA
7 1 (0.88%) CIMA
7 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) SLA
2 7 (6.14%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (2.63%) Netcool
3 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (35.09%) Nokia
2 26 (22.81%) Huawei
3 21 (18.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 17 (14.91%) Amdocs
5 8 (7.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 7 (6.14%) Remedy
6 7 (6.14%) Cramer
7 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.39%) Nortel
8 5 (4.39%) Oracle
8 5 (4.39%) NEC
9 4 (3.51%) BT
9 4 (3.51%) Siemens
10 2 (1.75%) HP
10 2 (1.75%) Actix
11 1 (0.88%) ZTE
11 1 (0.88%) Sonus
11 1 (0.88%) SevOne
11 1 (0.88%) Juniper
11 1 (0.88%) SAP