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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 347 400 325
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -75
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 239 177 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 0.76% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 29
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £320 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.46% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.55% -

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
23541 23256 21328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.64% 45.69% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13531 12682 11169
Average daily rate £400 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 989 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 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 26 February 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
England +68 224 £288 +17.34% 12
South East +57 133 £285 +19.37% 9
Berkshire +63 94 £290 +31.07% 6
Newbury - 43 £290 - 3
Surrey +16 33 £253 +5.20%
London -8 27 £300 - 1
Slough +11 25 £208 -6.21% 1
Reading +25 21 £320 - 1
North West -11 15 £260 -
South West +3 14 £268 - 1
West Midlands -1 14 £260 -0.95%
Hampshire -6 8 £383 - 1
Yorkshire -1 6 - - 1
Scotland -3 6 £270 -
West Yorkshire - 6 - - 1
Leeds - 6 - - 1
Manchester -10 4 - -
City of London +10 2 - -
Birmingham -12 2 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £268 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 222 (62.89%) Telecoms
2 171 (48.44%) Radio Access Network
3 150 (42.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 121 (34.28%) 3G
5 109 (30.88%) 2G
6 102 (28.90%) SLA
7 99 (28.05%) GSM
7 99 (28.05%) LTE
8 97 (27.48%) RNC
8 97 (27.48%) Nokia
9 90 (25.50%) UMTS
10 89 (25.21%) Huawei
11 88 (24.93%) Ethernet
12 86 (24.36%) 4G
13 83 (23.51%) SDH
14 71 (20.11%) ATM
15 69 (19.55%) Line Management
16 68 (19.26%) WFM
17 62 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
18 51 (14.45%) Network Planning
19 43 (12.18%) Nortel
20 40 (11.33%) NSN NetAct
21 37 (10.48%) NEC
22 36 (10.20%) Wireless
23 30 (8.50%) C
24 28 (7.93%) Oracle
25 27 (7.65%) Back Office
25 27 (7.65%) Service Delivery
26 26 (7.37%) SQL
27 25 (7.08%) Perl

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (6.52%) MS Office
2 17 (4.82%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.68%) AutoCAD
5 6 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (3.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 12 (3.40%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 171 (48.44%) Radio Access Network
2 121 (34.28%) 3G
3 109 (30.88%) 2G
4 99 (28.05%) LTE
4 99 (28.05%) GSM
5 97 (27.48%) RNC
6 90 (25.50%) UMTS
7 88 (24.93%) Ethernet
8 86 (24.36%) 4G
9 83 (23.51%) SDH
10 71 (20.11%) ATM
11 36 (10.20%) Wireless
12 24 (6.80%) HSPA
13 22 (6.23%) MPLS
14 20 (5.67%) GPRS
15 19 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (4.82%) WiMAX
17 15 (4.25%) VoLTE
18 14 (3.97%) GPON
18 14 (3.97%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (1.70%) MySQL
3 4 (1.13%) MS Access
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 222 (62.89%) Telecoms
2 27 (7.65%) Back Office
3 8 (2.27%) Finance
4 7 (1.98%) Electronics
5 5 (1.42%) Legal
6 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.13%) Front Office
7 3 (0.85%) Billing
7 3 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (26.91%) Field Engineer
2 32 (9.07%) Transmission Engineer
3 28 (7.93%) RAN Engineer
4 17 (4.82%) Back Office Engineer
5 13 (3.68%) Design Engineer
6 12 (3.40%) Configuration Engineer
7 11 (3.12%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 10 (2.83%) Developer
9 9 (2.55%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (2.55%) Network Planner
10 8 (2.27%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (1.98%) Databuild Engineer
11 7 (1.98%) Senior Design Engineer
12 6 (1.70%) IP Engineer
12 6 (1.70%) Site Engineer
12 6 (1.70%) Designer
12 6 (1.70%) Performance Engineer
12 6 (1.70%) Architect
13 5 (1.42%) Transmission Planner
13 5 (1.42%) Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.42%) .NET
2 4 (1.13%) XML
3 2 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.28%) SOAP
4 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.12%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.27%) Statistics
4 5 (1.42%) MPEG
5 4 (1.13%) Handset
5 4 (1.13%) IVR
6 2 (0.57%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.57%) PMI
6 2 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.28%) GIS
7 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.28%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.28%) Economics
7 1 (0.28%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.12%) UNIX
2 10 (2.83%) Linux
3 2 (0.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.55%) Line Management
2 68 (19.26%) WFM
3 62 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (14.45%) Network Planning
5 27 (7.65%) Service Delivery
6 23 (6.52%) ETL
7 22 (6.23%) Project Management
8 18 (5.10%) Performance Management
9 17 (4.82%) Configuration Management
10 13 (3.68%) ITIL
11 11 (3.12%) Validation
12 8 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (1.98%) PRINCE2
13 7 (1.98%) Network Design
13 7 (1.98%) eTOM
13 7 (1.98%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (1.70%) Logistics
14 6 (1.70%) Service Management
14 6 (1.70%) Migration
15 5 (1.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.50%) C
2 26 (7.37%) SQL
3 25 (7.08%) Perl
4 9 (2.55%) C#
4 9 (2.55%) C++
5 4 (1.13%) Java
6 1 (0.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 22 (6.23%) Degree
2 18 (5.10%) HND
3 17 (4.82%) VCP4
4 11 (3.12%) HNC
5 7 (1.98%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.42%) PMP
6 5 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.85%) CCNA
7 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) CCIE
9 1 (0.28%) CCSP
9 1 (0.28%) CCDP
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.28%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (28.90%) SLA
2 14 (3.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 40 (11.33%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (0.85%) OpenView
2 3 (0.85%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.85%) Netcool
3 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 150 (42.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 97 (27.48%) Nokia
3 89 (25.21%) Huawei
4 43 (12.18%) Nortel
5 37 (10.48%) NEC
6 28 (7.93%) Oracle
7 15 (4.25%) Cisco
7 15 (4.25%) Cramer
8 14 (3.97%) Amdocs
9 11 (3.12%) Microsoft
10 7 (1.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 6 (1.70%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.70%) BT
11 6 (1.70%) Greenplum
12 5 (1.42%) Tandberg
13 4 (1.13%) Juniper
14 3 (0.85%) Mapinfo
14 3 (0.85%) Redback
14 3 (0.85%) Actix
14 3 (0.85%) ZTE
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