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 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 509 484 383
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -101
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 98 98 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.41% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 22
Average daily rate
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£290 £255 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £174 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £339 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £213 £290
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -26.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 30 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 22 May 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 -24 85 £290 +36.47% 3
South East -37 44 £275 +35.80% 3
Berkshire -2 31 £250 +33.33% 3
Newbury +4 10 £290 +65.71%
London -6 9 £300 +5.26%
Slough +1 8 £216 +8.12% 2
North West -15 8 £313 +7.75%
Reading +8 5 - - 1
Surrey -27 5 £275 +4.76%
Hampshire -1 4 £400 -
West Midlands -8 4 £260 +52.94%
Manchester - 4 £344 -
Coventry +3 3 £260 +52.94%
Warrington -9 3 £260 -
Cheshire -10 3 £260 -
Leeds - 3 £263 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Hook - 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £263 -
Yorkshire - 3 £263 -
Scotland -4 2 - - 1
Guildford -19 2 £240 -8.57%
Oxford - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
City of London +7 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £325 -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 211 (62.80%) Telecoms
2 161 (47.92%) Radio Access Network
3 140 (41.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 108 (32.14%) 3G
5 107 (31.85%) 2G
6 102 (30.36%) GSM
7 97 (28.87%) SLA
8 92 (27.38%) RNC
9 90 (26.79%) UMTS
10 87 (25.89%) LTE
11 86 (25.60%) SDH
12 85 (25.30%) Nokia
13 82 (24.40%) Huawei
14 71 (21.13%) 4G
14 71 (21.13%) Ethernet
15 67 (19.94%) ATM
16 63 (18.75%) WFM
17 62 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (18.15%) Line Management
19 50 (14.88%) Network Planning
20 43 (12.80%) Nortel
21 38 (11.31%) Wireless
22 32 (9.52%) NSN NetAct
23 30 (8.93%) MS Office
24 29 (8.63%) GPRS
25 28 (8.33%) HSPA
26 27 (8.04%) C
27 26 (7.74%) SQL
27 26 (7.74%) Oracle
27 26 (7.74%) Service Delivery

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 30 (8.93%) MS Office
2 17 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.46%) AutoCAD
4 7 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.89%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (3.87%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (2.08%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 161 (47.92%) Radio Access Network
2 108 (32.14%) 3G
3 107 (31.85%) 2G
4 102 (30.36%) GSM
5 92 (27.38%) RNC
6 90 (26.79%) UMTS
7 87 (25.89%) LTE
8 86 (25.60%) SDH
9 71 (21.13%) 4G
9 71 (21.13%) Ethernet
10 67 (19.94%) ATM
11 38 (11.31%) Wireless
12 29 (8.63%) GPRS
13 28 (8.33%) HSPA
14 20 (5.95%) MPLS
15 19 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (5.06%) WiMAX
16 17 (5.06%) DSL
17 16 (4.76%) CDMA2000
17 16 (4.76%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (1.79%) MS Access
1 6 (1.79%) MySQL
2 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) ProC
General
1 211 (62.80%) Telecoms
2 17 (5.06%) Back Office
3 7 (2.08%) Electronics
4 6 (1.79%) Finance
5 3 (0.89%) Front Office
5 3 (0.89%) Legal
5 3 (0.89%) German Language
6 2 (0.60%) Swedish Language
6 2 (0.60%) Danish Language
6 2 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (25.60%) Field Engineer
2 34 (10.12%) RAN Engineer
3 16 (4.76%) Transmission Engineer
4 14 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
5 11 (3.27%) Performance Engineer
5 11 (3.27%) RAN Configuration Engineer
5 11 (3.27%) Configuration Engineer
6 10 (2.98%) Design Engineer
7 9 (2.68%) Developer
7 9 (2.68%) Site Engineer
7 9 (2.68%) Back Office Engineer
7 9 (2.68%) RAN Performance Engineer
8 8 (2.38%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (2.08%) Radio Engineer
9 7 (2.08%) Ericsson Engineer
9 7 (2.08%) Network Planner
9 7 (2.08%) Senior Voice Engineer
9 7 (2.08%) Databuild Engineer
10 6 (1.79%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.79%) XML
2 2 (0.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.30%) SOAP
3 1 (0.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.27%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.98%) Statistics
2 10 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.08%) IVR
4 5 (1.49%) Handset
5 2 (0.60%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.30%) GIS
6 1 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.98%) UNIX
2 8 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.75%) WFM
2 62 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (18.15%) Line Management
4 50 (14.88%) Network Planning
5 26 (7.74%) Service Delivery
6 20 (5.95%) Performance Management
7 19 (5.65%) ETL
8 17 (5.06%) Configuration Management
9 16 (4.76%) Network Design
10 13 (3.87%) Project Management
11 10 (2.98%) Resource Management
12 9 (2.68%) ITIL
13 8 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (2.08%) Service Management
14 7 (2.08%) Logistics
14 7 (2.08%) Network Management
15 6 (1.79%) Migration
16 5 (1.49%) PRINCE2
16 5 (1.49%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (1.49%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.04%) C
2 26 (7.74%) SQL
3 23 (6.85%) Perl
4 9 (2.68%) C++
5 6 (1.79%) Java
6 5 (1.49%) C#
7 2 (0.60%) VBA
8 1 (0.30%) Erlang
8 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (7.44%) Degree
2 17 (5.06%) HND
3 10 (2.98%) HNC
4 8 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.08%) PMP
6 4 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.89%) CCNA
8 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) CIMA
9 1 (0.30%) ACCA
9 1 (0.30%) CNA
9 1 (0.30%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.30%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.30%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (28.87%) SLA
2 18 (5.36%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 32 (9.52%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) Netcool
3 1 (0.30%) OpenView
3 1 (0.30%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 140 (41.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 85 (25.30%) Nokia
3 82 (24.40%) Huawei
4 43 (12.80%) Nortel
5 26 (7.74%) Oracle
6 25 (7.44%) Amdocs
7 22 (6.55%) NEC
8 18 (5.36%) Cramer
9 12 (3.57%) Microsoft
10 10 (2.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 9 (2.68%) Cisco
12 6 (1.79%) Mapinfo
12 6 (1.79%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.49%) Remedy
13 5 (1.49%) Siemens
14 4 (1.19%) Greenplum
14 4 (1.19%) ComArch
14 4 (1.19%) BT
15 3 (0.89%) IBM
15 3 (0.89%) Actix