The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank - 142 114
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.033% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.078% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £213 £290
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -26.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1123 1284 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.65% 42.86% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 835 521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 81 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.50 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ericsson Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
2 12 (85.71%) SLA
3 11 (78.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (78.57%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (71.43%) Line Management
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) WFM
4 10 (71.43%) RNC
4 10 (71.43%) ATM
4 10 (71.43%) GSM
4 10 (71.43%) SDH
4 10 (71.43%) UMTS
4 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) Nokia
6 3 (21.43%) 4G
7 2 (14.29%) Huawei
7 2 (14.29%) 2G
7 2 (14.29%) 3G
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
8 1 (7.14%) NEC
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.14%) Nortel
8 1 (7.14%) PMP
8 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Statistics
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.14%) Data Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (71.43%) RNC
2 10 (71.43%) ATM
2 10 (71.43%) GSM
2 10 (71.43%) SDH
2 10 (71.43%) UMTS
2 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 3 (21.43%) 4G
4 2 (14.29%) 2G
4 2 (14.29%) 3G
5 1 (7.14%) LTE
General
1 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Field Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Quality Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) RAN Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Line Management
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) WFM
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) ETL
2 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (28.57%) Nokia
3 2 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (7.14%) NEC
4 1 (7.14%) Nortel