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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 497 485 340
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -145
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 116 92 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.38% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 34
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£270 £270 £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £395 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.77%
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
26282 24246 25665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 46.23% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15364 13731 13222
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1242 1169 1321
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 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 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 24 October 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 -2 103 £270 - 4
South East +6 69 £270 - 1
Berkshire -4 30 £225 -16.66%
Surrey - 29 £310 -
Guildford - 23 £310 -
Reading +3 13 £310 +16.98%
West Yorkshire - 7 £268 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £268 - 1
Slough -4 6 £216 -
London -10 6 £365 +8.14% 1
Hampshire - 5 £243 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £215 -
North West -6 4 £438 - 1
South West -33 3 - -
Bristol - 3 - -
Manchester -2 2 - - 1
City of London +11 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Chiswick - - - -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 107 (59.12%) Telecoms
2 83 (45.86%) 3G
3 79 (43.65%) Huawei
3 79 (43.65%) LTE
4 76 (41.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 68 (37.57%) Radio Access Network
6 64 (35.36%) 2G
7 54 (29.83%) 4G
8 46 (25.41%) Nokia
9 39 (21.55%) Ethernet
10 36 (19.89%) SLA
11 31 (17.13%) UMTS
12 27 (14.92%) Cisco
13 24 (13.26%) Back Office
13 24 (13.26%) Nortel
14 23 (12.71%) GSM
15 22 (12.15%) UNIX
16 21 (11.60%) ATM
17 20 (11.05%) MS Visio
17 20 (11.05%) RNC
18 19 (10.50%) SDH
18 19 (10.50%) Microsoft
18 19 (10.50%) SNMP
18 19 (10.50%) Juniper
19 18 (9.94%) NEC
19 18 (9.94%) MS Excel
19 18 (9.94%) SQL
19 18 (9.94%) MS Office
20 17 (9.39%) Oracle
20 17 (9.39%) Line Management

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (11.05%) MS Visio
2 18 (9.94%) MS Office
2 18 (9.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.66%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (45.86%) 3G
2 79 (43.65%) LTE
3 68 (37.57%) Radio Access Network
4 64 (35.36%) 2G
5 54 (29.83%) 4G
6 39 (21.55%) Ethernet
7 31 (17.13%) UMTS
8 23 (12.71%) GSM
9 21 (11.60%) ATM
10 20 (11.05%) RNC
11 19 (10.50%) SDH
11 19 (10.50%) SNMP
12 14 (7.73%) MPLS
13 13 (7.18%) Telnet
13 13 (7.18%) IPsec
14 12 (6.63%) SGSN
14 12 (6.63%) DNS
15 11 (6.08%) Firewall
16 10 (5.52%) GGSN
17 9 (4.97%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (6.63%) MySQL
4 4 (2.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 107 (59.12%) Telecoms
2 24 (13.26%) Back Office
3 7 (3.87%) Front Office
4 5 (2.76%) Billing
5 3 (1.66%) Marketing
5 3 (1.66%) German Language
5 3 (1.66%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.10%) Finance
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (14.36%) Field Engineer
2 18 (9.94%) Architect
2 18 (9.94%) Transmission Engineer
3 15 (8.29%) Back Office Engineer
3 15 (8.29%) Developer
4 11 (6.08%) Design Engineer
5 8 (4.42%) Support Engineer
6 7 (3.87%) Network Engineer
6 7 (3.87%) IP Engineer
7 6 (3.31%) Database Developer
7 6 (3.31%) Ericsson Engineer
7 6 (3.31%) RAN Engineer
8 5 (2.76%) Transmission Planner
8 5 (2.76%) Broadcast Engineer
8 5 (2.76%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (2.76%) Project Engineer
9 4 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.21%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
9 4 (2.21%) Radio Engineer
10 3 (1.66%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.52%) XML
2 6 (3.31%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (1.66%) .NET
4 2 (1.10%) Web Services
5 1 (0.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.76%) MPEG
3 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.10%) Statistics
5 2 (1.10%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.55%) CMDB
6 1 (0.55%) PMI
6 1 (0.55%) GIS
6 1 (0.55%) Handset
6 1 (0.55%) Economics
6 1 (0.55%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.15%) UNIX
2 15 (8.29%) Linux
3 4 (2.21%) VMS
4 3 (1.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (9.39%) Line Management
2 16 (8.84%) Network Architecture
3 15 (8.29%) WFM
4 14 (7.73%) Configuration Management
4 14 (7.73%) Project Management
5 13 (7.18%) Validation
5 13 (7.18%) Performance Management
6 12 (6.63%) ETL
7 11 (6.08%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (5.52%) Network Management
9 9 (4.97%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.42%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.87%) Network Design
12 6 (3.31%) Migration
12 6 (3.31%) ITIL
13 5 (2.76%) Network Planning
14 4 (2.21%) PRINCE2
14 4 (2.21%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.94%) SQL
2 15 (8.29%) Perl
3 14 (7.73%) C
4 11 (6.08%) C#
5 10 (5.52%) C++
6 7 (3.87%) Java
7 2 (1.10%) VBA
8 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (8.84%) Degree
2 14 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.42%) CCIE
4 5 (2.76%) CCNA
5 3 (1.66%) PMP
5 3 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.66%) HND
6 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) CCDP
6 2 (1.10%) CCSP
6 2 (1.10%) CCNP
6 2 (1.10%) CNA
6 2 (1.10%) Novell Certification
6 2 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (19.89%) SLA
2 5 (2.76%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Xen
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (3.87%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.21%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.21%) Netcool
3 3 (1.66%) OpenView
4 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 79 (43.65%) Huawei
2 76 (41.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 46 (25.41%) Nokia
4 27 (14.92%) Cisco
5 24 (13.26%) Nortel
6 19 (10.50%) Microsoft
6 19 (10.50%) Juniper
7 18 (9.94%) NEC
8 17 (9.39%) Oracle
9 10 (5.52%) Business Objects
9 10 (5.52%) Greenplum
9 10 (5.52%) BT
10 9 (4.97%) Redback
11 8 (4.42%) Radware
12 6 (3.31%) Tandberg
12 6 (3.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 6 (3.31%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.76%) Cramer
13 5 (2.76%) ZTE
14 4 (2.21%) Talend