The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 486 488 324
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -164
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 115 89 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.37% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 40
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£270 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £237 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £393 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £270 £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25367 23941 25022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.57% 46.20% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14960 13609 12893
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1244 1183 1385
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

Ericsson
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ericsson
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ericsson within the UK.

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ericsson
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ericsson within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Ericsson Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ericsson
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson within the UK.

Ericsson Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ericsson
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -16 106 £270 -1.81% 5
South East -3 56 £270 - 2
Berkshire 0 25 £338 +25.00% 1
Surrey +11 22 £290 -
Guildford -1 18 £290 -
Reading +9 12 £500 +85.18%
South West -25 11 £265 -3.63%
London -3 10 £365 +12.30% 1
Slough -3 5 £216 -
Hampshire - 5 £243 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £215 -
Bristol -19 3 - -
North West -8 2 £438 - 2
East of England -12 2 - -
City of London +23 1 - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Hook - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 119 (56.67%) Telecoms
2 98 (46.67%) 3G
3 95 (45.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 90 (42.86%) Huawei
5 89 (42.38%) Radio Access Network
6 88 (41.90%) LTE
7 74 (35.24%) 2G
8 67 (31.90%) 4G
9 60 (28.57%) Nokia
10 48 (22.86%) Ethernet
11 47 (22.38%) SLA
12 37 (17.62%) UMTS
13 34 (16.19%) RNC
14 33 (15.71%) GSM
15 30 (14.29%) ATM
16 27 (12.86%) SDH
16 27 (12.86%) Nortel
16 27 (12.86%) Line Management
17 26 (12.38%) NEC
18 25 (11.90%) Back Office
19 24 (11.43%) UNIX
20 23 (10.95%) MS Visio
20 23 (10.95%) WFM
21 22 (10.48%) Cisco
21 22 (10.48%) Microsoft
22 21 (10.00%) MS Excel
22 21 (10.00%) SQL
22 21 (10.00%) Oracle
22 21 (10.00%) MS Office
23 20 (9.52%) ETL

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (0.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (10.95%) MS Visio
2 21 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (1.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Minerva
2 1 (0.48%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 98 (46.67%) 3G
2 89 (42.38%) Radio Access Network
3 88 (41.90%) LTE
4 74 (35.24%) 2G
5 67 (31.90%) 4G
6 48 (22.86%) Ethernet
7 37 (17.62%) UMTS
8 34 (16.19%) RNC
9 33 (15.71%) GSM
10 30 (14.29%) ATM
11 27 (12.86%) SDH
12 17 (8.10%) SNMP
13 15 (7.14%) DNS
14 14 (6.67%) Telnet
15 10 (4.76%) MPLS
15 10 (4.76%) Wireless
15 10 (4.76%) IPsec
16 9 (4.29%) SGSN
16 9 (4.29%) RANAP
17 8 (3.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (6.19%) MySQL
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.43%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 119 (56.67%) Telecoms
2 25 (11.90%) Back Office
3 7 (3.33%) Front Office
4 5 (2.38%) Billing
4 5 (2.38%) Finance
5 4 (1.90%) Legal
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.43%) German Language
6 3 (1.43%) Marketing
7 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 41 (19.52%) Field Engineer
2 23 (10.95%) Transmission Engineer
3 18 (8.57%) Developer
4 15 (7.14%) Back Office Engineer
4 15 (7.14%) Architect
5 12 (5.71%) Design Engineer
6 8 (3.81%) Support Engineer
7 7 (3.33%) Designer
7 7 (3.33%) Database Developer
8 6 (2.86%) Network Engineer
8 6 (2.86%) IP Engineer
8 6 (2.86%) RAN Engineer
9 5 (2.38%) Transmission Planner
9 5 (2.38%) Broadcast Engineer
9 5 (2.38%) Ericsson Engineer
9 5 (2.38%) 3G Engineer
9 5 (2.38%) Project Engineer
9 5 (2.38%) Project Manager
10 4 (1.90%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
10 4 (1.90%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.24%) XML
2 6 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (2.38%) .NET
4 2 (0.95%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.38%) MPEG
3 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.95%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (0.95%) Statistics
4 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.95%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.48%) CMDB
5 1 (0.48%) IPTV
5 1 (0.48%) Economics
5 1 (0.48%) GIS
5 1 (0.48%) PMI
5 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.48%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.43%) UNIX
2 17 (8.10%) Linux
3 4 (1.90%) VMS
4 3 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.86%) Line Management
2 23 (10.95%) WFM
3 20 (9.52%) ETL
4 19 (9.05%) Configuration Management
5 18 (8.57%) Project Management
6 16 (7.62%) Validation
7 15 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 14 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (5.71%) Network Architecture
10 9 (4.29%) Network Planning
10 9 (4.29%) ITIL
10 9 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.81%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.33%) Migration
12 7 (3.33%) Network Management
13 6 (2.86%) PRINCE2
13 6 (2.86%) Load Balancing
14 5 (2.38%) Network Design
15 4 (1.90%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.00%) SQL
2 18 (8.57%) Perl
3 14 (6.67%) C#
4 13 (6.19%) C++
5 12 (5.71%) C
6 8 (3.81%) Java
7 2 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (6.67%) Degree
2 12 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.86%) CCIE
4 5 (2.38%) CCNA
5 3 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.43%) HND
6 2 (0.95%) CCDP
6 2 (0.95%) CNA
6 2 (0.95%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (0.95%) CCSP
6 2 (0.95%) CCNP
6 2 (0.95%) PMP
6 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) HNC
7 1 (0.48%) CCIP
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (22.38%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.48%) Xen
1 1 (0.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (2.86%) Netcool
3 4 (1.90%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.43%) OpenView
5 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 95 (45.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 90 (42.86%) Huawei
3 60 (28.57%) Nokia
4 27 (12.86%) Nortel
5 26 (12.38%) NEC
6 22 (10.48%) Cisco
6 22 (10.48%) Microsoft
7 21 (10.00%) Oracle
8 14 (6.67%) Juniper
9 11 (5.24%) Greenplum
10 10 (4.76%) Business Objects
11 9 (4.29%) BT
12 7 (3.33%) Redback
12 7 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 6 (2.86%) Radware
13 6 (2.86%) Tandberg
14 5 (2.38%) ZTE
14 5 (2.38%) Cramer
14 5 (2.38%) Talend
15 4 (1.90%) IBM
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