The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 518 442 325
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -117
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 70 122 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.51% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 31
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£300 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £310 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £268
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25024 24051 26881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.04% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13872 13054 13605
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1195 1394
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%

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 30 July 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 21 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 30 July 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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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 -61 51 £300 +15.38% 10
South East -43 31 £346 +33.17% 4
Berkshire -40 17 - - 4
Reading 0 11 - - 3
London +15 5 £308 -23.12% 2
North West +5 3 £245 -9.25% 1
East of England - 2 £300 - 1
Slough +1 1 - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Chepstow - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 128 (58.18%) Telecoms
2 84 (38.18%) 3G
3 78 (35.45%) Radio Access Network
4 76 (34.55%) Huawei
5 73 (33.18%) LTE
6 63 (28.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 62 (28.18%) 2G
8 41 (18.64%) Nokia
9 37 (16.82%) Ethernet
10 33 (15.00%) SDH
10 33 (15.00%) RNC
11 32 (14.55%) 4G
12 31 (14.09%) ATM
13 30 (13.64%) Cisco
14 29 (13.18%) Nortel
14 29 (13.18%) NEC
15 28 (12.73%) UMTS
16 26 (11.82%) SLA
17 24 (10.91%) SNMP
18 22 (10.00%) Juniper
19 21 (9.55%) Project Management
19 21 (9.55%) GSM
20 20 (9.09%) MPLS
21 19 (8.64%) Degree
22 18 (8.18%) Finance
22 18 (8.18%) UNIX
22 18 (8.18%) VPN
22 18 (8.18%) Network Management
23 17 (7.73%) DWDM
23 17 (7.73%) Firewall

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.00%) MS Office
3 8 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.36%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (38.18%) 3G
2 78 (35.45%) Radio Access Network
3 73 (33.18%) LTE
4 62 (28.18%) 2G
5 37 (16.82%) Ethernet
6 33 (15.00%) SDH
6 33 (15.00%) RNC
7 32 (14.55%) 4G
8 31 (14.09%) ATM
9 28 (12.73%) UMTS
10 24 (10.91%) SNMP
11 21 (9.55%) GSM
12 20 (9.09%) MPLS
13 18 (8.18%) VPN
14 17 (7.73%) DWDM
14 17 (7.73%) Firewall
15 16 (7.27%) BGP
16 15 (6.82%) IPsec
16 15 (6.82%) VoIP
17 13 (5.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (5.91%) MySQL
3 9 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 128 (58.18%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.18%) Finance
3 5 (2.27%) Front Office
3 5 (2.27%) Back Office
4 3 (1.36%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.91%) German Language
6 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.45%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (12.73%) Field Engineer
2 26 (11.82%) Design Engineer
3 21 (9.55%) Architect
4 15 (6.82%) Transmission Engineer
4 15 (6.82%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 13 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (5.91%) Network Engineer
6 12 (5.45%) Ericsson Engineer
7 11 (5.00%) Databuild Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) Developer
9 8 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.64%) RAN Engineer
10 7 (3.18%) Test Leader
10 7 (3.18%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Analyst
11 6 (2.73%) Network Design Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Radio Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) IP Engineer
12 5 (2.27%) Network Optimisation Engineer
12 5 (2.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.36%) XML
2 6 (2.73%) .NET
2 6 (2.73%) J2EE
3 4 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.45%) CGI
4 1 (0.45%) STL
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.27%) Smart Meter
2 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.91%) PMI
3 2 (0.91%) Handset
3 2 (0.91%) Statistics
4 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.45%) CMDB
4 1 (0.45%) GIS
4 1 (0.45%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.18%) UNIX
2 8 (3.64%) Linux
3 4 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (9.55%) Project Management
2 18 (8.18%) Network Management
3 16 (7.27%) ETL
3 16 (7.27%) Logistics
4 15 (6.82%) Network Planning
5 13 (5.91%) Validation
5 13 (5.91%) Network Architecture
6 11 (5.00%) Network Design
7 10 (4.55%) Supplier Management
8 9 (4.09%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.09%) ITIL
9 8 (3.64%) Time Management
10 7 (3.18%) Change Control
10 7 (3.18%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.18%) Load Balancing
11 6 (2.73%) WFM
11 6 (2.73%) Web Development
11 6 (2.73%) Business Development
11 6 (2.73%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (2.73%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.36%) Perl
2 10 (4.55%) SQL
2 10 (4.55%) C#
2 10 (4.55%) C++
2 10 (4.55%) Java
3 7 (3.18%) C
4 2 (0.91%) VBA
5 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (8.64%) Degree
2 15 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.00%) CCIE
4 6 (2.73%) CCNP
4 6 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.82%) CCNA
5 4 (1.82%) CCDP
5 4 (1.82%) CCSP
5 4 (1.82%) CISSP
5 4 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (1.82%) PMP
6 2 (0.91%) CNA
6 2 (0.91%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) CCVP
7 1 (0.45%) CISA
7 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.82%) SLA
2 5 (2.27%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) KVM
2 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.73%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (1.82%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.91%) Netcool
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 76 (34.55%) Huawei
2 63 (28.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 41 (18.64%) Nokia
4 30 (13.64%) Cisco
5 29 (13.18%) Nortel
5 29 (13.18%) NEC
6 22 (10.00%) Juniper
7 15 (6.82%) Oracle
8 14 (6.36%) Microsoft
9 13 (5.91%) BT
10 12 (5.45%) Greenplum
11 8 (3.64%) Talend
12 7 (3.18%) Redback
12 7 (3.18%) Radware
12 7 (3.18%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.73%) Business Objects
13 6 (2.73%) Mapinfo
14 4 (1.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 4 (1.82%) Siemens
14 4 (1.82%) F5
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