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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 154 177 106
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -71
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 111 66 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.70% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 1.46% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 18
Average daily rate
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£285 £205 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.02% -24.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £137 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £254 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £255 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.55% -
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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
4650 4521 3892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 45.71% 47.73% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2463 2214 1854
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 270 324
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +41 81 £285 +39.02% 3
Surrey -14 20 £279 +40.25%
Hampshire 0 9 £425 -
Ericsson
England

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 115 (63.54%) Telecoms
2 78 (43.09%) Radio Access Network
3 66 (36.46%) LTE
3 66 (36.46%) 3G
4 63 (34.81%) Nokia
5 61 (33.70%) 2G
6 54 (29.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 46 (25.41%) Network Planning
8 43 (23.76%) 4G
9 39 (21.55%) Huawei
10 36 (19.89%) GSM
11 33 (18.23%) UMTS
12 30 (16.57%) RNC
13 29 (16.02%) Wireless
14 28 (15.47%) SLA
15 24 (13.26%) NSN NetAct
16 23 (12.71%) Back Office
16 23 (12.71%) Service Delivery
17 22 (12.15%) SDH
18 21 (11.60%) C
19 20 (11.05%) Oracle
19 20 (11.05%) Nortel
19 20 (11.05%) Degree
20 19 (10.50%) MS Office
20 19 (10.50%) WiMAX
21 18 (9.94%) Wi-Fi
21 18 (9.94%) Perl
21 18 (9.94%) SQL
21 18 (9.94%) MPLS
22 17 (9.39%) Ethernet

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (10.50%) MS Office
2 15 (8.29%) AutoCAD
3 6 (3.31%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.55%) MS Project
6 1 (0.55%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 78 (43.09%) Radio Access Network
2 66 (36.46%) LTE
2 66 (36.46%) 3G
3 61 (33.70%) 2G
4 43 (23.76%) 4G
5 36 (19.89%) GSM
6 33 (18.23%) UMTS
7 30 (16.57%) RNC
8 29 (16.02%) Wireless
9 22 (12.15%) SDH
10 19 (10.50%) WiMAX
11 18 (9.94%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (9.94%) MPLS
12 17 (9.39%) Ethernet
12 17 (9.39%) GPRS
12 17 (9.39%) HSPA
13 16 (8.84%) GPON
13 16 (8.84%) VoLTE
13 16 (8.84%) DSL
13 16 (8.84%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
1 4 (2.21%) MS Access
1 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.66%) MySQL
2 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 115 (63.54%) Telecoms
2 23 (12.71%) Back Office
3 7 (3.87%) Electronics
4 5 (2.76%) Finance
5 3 (1.66%) Legal
5 3 (1.66%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (12.15%) RAN Engineer
2 20 (11.05%) Transmission Engineer
3 12 (6.63%) Back Office Engineer
4 11 (6.08%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 11 (6.08%) Configuration Engineer
5 10 (5.52%) Design Engineer
6 8 (4.42%) Site Engineer
6 8 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (3.87%) Databuild Engineer
7 7 (3.87%) Network Planner
7 7 (3.87%) Senior Design Engineer
8 6 (3.31%) Field Engineer
8 6 (3.31%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) Voice Design Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) Transmission Planning Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) IP Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (2.21%) Senior Voice Engineer
10 4 (2.21%) Support Engineer
11 3 (1.66%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) XML
2 1 (0.55%) SOAP
2 1 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.97%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.97%) Statistics
3 4 (2.21%) IVR
4 3 (1.66%) Handset
5 2 (1.10%) MPEG
5 2 (1.10%) PMI
6 1 (0.55%) GIS
6 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.55%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.66%) UNIX
1 3 (1.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.41%) Network Planning
2 23 (12.71%) Service Delivery
3 17 (9.39%) Project Management
4 7 (3.87%) WFM
5 6 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (3.31%) Line Management
5 6 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (2.76%) PRINCE2
6 5 (2.76%) ITIL
6 5 (2.76%) Validation
6 5 (2.76%) Change Management
6 5 (2.76%) Configuration Management
6 5 (2.76%) Performance Management
7 4 (2.21%) Logistics
8 3 (1.66%) ETL
8 3 (1.66%) Migration
8 3 (1.66%) Capacity Management
8 3 (1.66%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.10%) Test Automation
9 2 (1.10%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.60%) C
2 18 (9.94%) Perl
2 18 (9.94%) SQL
3 2 (1.10%) C#
3 2 (1.10%) C++
3 2 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) Degree
2 17 (9.39%) HND
3 11 (6.08%) HNC
4 5 (2.76%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.21%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.66%) PMP
7 2 (1.10%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) CCNP
8 1 (0.55%) CCNA
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.55%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.55%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.47%) SLA
2 13 (7.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (13.26%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.10%) Netcool
3 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (34.81%) Nokia
2 54 (29.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 39 (21.55%) Huawei
4 20 (11.05%) Oracle
4 20 (11.05%) Nortel
5 16 (8.84%) Cramer
6 15 (8.29%) Amdocs
7 14 (7.73%) NEC
8 7 (3.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 6 (3.31%) Cisco
10 4 (2.21%) Siemens
11 3 (1.66%) Remedy
11 3 (1.66%) Microsoft
11 3 (1.66%) Citrix
11 3 (1.66%) BT
11 3 (1.66%) Greenplum
11 3 (1.66%) Actix
12 2 (1.10%) Tandberg
12 2 (1.10%) F5
13 1 (0.55%) SGI
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