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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 529 541 454
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -87
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 91 70 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.28% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 20
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £368 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +1 77 £270 -10.00% 2
South East 0 41 £270 -22.02%
Berkshire +14 26 £270 -
Slough +13 12 £225 -
Reading -2 11 £318 -
Surrey -3 11 £273 -21.29%
Guildford +1 10 £273 -21.29%
London 0 7 £313 +1.62% 1
West Midlands +7 6 £270 - 1
North West -24 5 £260 +6.12%
Yorkshire - 4 £270 -
Manchester - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 £270 - 1
Leeds - 4 £270 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £270 -
Bradford - 3 £270 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £255 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £255 -
North East - 3 £255 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Newbury 0 2 £290 -
Oxford - 2 £270 -
East Midlands - 2 £270 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £260 -
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £270 -
East of England -1 1 £330 +10.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £270 -
Midlands - 1 £270 -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 181 (67.29%) Telecoms
2 116 (43.12%) Radio Access Network
3 98 (36.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 89 (33.09%) 2G
4 89 (33.09%) 3G
5 83 (30.86%) GSM
5 83 (30.86%) Huawei
6 73 (27.14%) UMTS
7 70 (26.02%) SDH
8 69 (25.65%) Nokia
9 68 (25.28%) RNC
10 65 (24.16%) SLA
11 64 (23.79%) LTE
12 59 (21.93%) 4G
13 58 (21.56%) ATM
14 52 (19.33%) Ethernet
15 44 (16.36%) Nortel
15 44 (16.36%) Line Management
16 43 (15.99%) WFM
16 43 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (13.38%) MS Office
18 29 (10.78%) MS Excel
18 29 (10.78%) GPRS
19 28 (10.41%) Wireless
20 25 (9.29%) Network Planning
20 25 (9.29%) HSPA
21 22 (8.18%) Performance Management
21 22 (8.18%) Amdocs
22 20 (7.43%) Configuration Management
22 20 (7.43%) ETL

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 36 (13.38%) MS Office
2 29 (10.78%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.09%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.72%) AutoCAD
5 5 (1.86%) MS Project
6 3 (1.12%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.74%) Minerva
3 1 (0.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 116 (43.12%) Radio Access Network
2 89 (33.09%) 2G
2 89 (33.09%) 3G
3 83 (30.86%) GSM
4 73 (27.14%) UMTS
5 70 (26.02%) SDH
6 68 (25.28%) RNC
7 64 (23.79%) LTE
8 59 (21.93%) 4G
9 58 (21.56%) ATM
10 52 (19.33%) Ethernet
11 29 (10.78%) GPRS
12 28 (10.41%) Wireless
13 25 (9.29%) HSPA
14 18 (6.69%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (5.58%) DSL
15 15 (5.58%) VoLTE
15 15 (5.58%) MPLS
16 14 (5.20%) WiMAX
17 13 (4.83%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.72%) MySQL
2 9 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.12%) MS Access
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) ProC
General
1 181 (67.29%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.09%) Back Office
3 7 (2.60%) Finance
4 3 (1.12%) Legal
4 3 (1.12%) Marketing
4 3 (1.12%) Electronics
4 3 (1.12%) German Language
4 3 (1.12%) Front Office
5 2 (0.74%) Swedish Language
5 2 (0.74%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (27.88%) Field Engineer
2 17 (6.32%) RAN Engineer
3 13 (4.83%) Developer
4 10 (3.72%) Performance Engineer
5 9 (3.35%) Integration Engineer
5 9 (3.35%) Radio Engineer
6 8 (2.97%) Design Engineer
6 8 (2.97%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 7 (2.60%) Site Engineer
7 7 (2.60%) Transmission Engineer
7 7 (2.60%) Project Manager
8 6 (2.23%) Ericsson Engineer
8 6 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (2.23%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (1.86%) Microwave Engineer
9 5 (1.86%) RF Engineer
9 5 (1.86%) Consultant
10 4 (1.49%) Network Engineer
10 4 (1.49%) Senior Voice Engineer
10 4 (1.49%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.35%) XML
2 6 (2.23%) .NET
3 5 (1.86%) Web Services
4 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.74%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.20%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.35%) Statistics
2 9 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.49%) IVR
4 3 (1.12%) Handset
5 2 (0.74%) PMI
5 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.74%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.58%) UNIX
2 13 (4.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.36%) Line Management
2 43 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.99%) WFM
3 25 (9.29%) Network Planning
4 22 (8.18%) Performance Management
5 20 (7.43%) ETL
5 20 (7.43%) Configuration Management
6 19 (7.06%) Service Delivery
7 16 (5.95%) Network Design
7 16 (5.95%) Project Management
8 12 (4.46%) PRINCE2
8 12 (4.46%) Migration
9 10 (3.72%) Resource Management
10 9 (3.35%) ITIL
11 8 (2.97%) Service Management
12 7 (2.60%) Network Management
12 7 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (2.23%) Change Control
14 5 (1.86%) Network Architecture
14 5 (1.86%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.06%) SQL
2 18 (6.69%) C
3 15 (5.58%) Perl
4 12 (4.46%) C++
5 9 (3.35%) C#
6 6 (2.23%) Java
7 2 (0.74%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.06%) Degree
2 9 (3.35%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.97%) HND
4 7 (2.60%) PMP
5 5 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.49%) HNC
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.12%) CCNA
8 2 (0.74%) ISEB
8 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.37%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.37%) ACCA
9 1 (0.37%) CIMA
9 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) CCNP
9 1 (0.37%) CNA
9 1 (0.37%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (24.16%) SLA
2 11 (4.09%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.72%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.12%) Netcool
3 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 98 (36.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 83 (30.86%) Huawei
3 69 (25.65%) Nokia
4 44 (16.36%) Nortel
5 22 (8.18%) Amdocs
6 19 (7.06%) Microsoft
6 19 (7.06%) Oracle
6 19 (7.06%) NEC
7 14 (5.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 11 (4.09%) Remedy
9 10 (3.72%) Cramer
10 8 (2.97%) BT
10 8 (2.97%) Mapinfo
10 8 (2.97%) Cisco
11 6 (2.23%) Siemens
11 6 (2.23%) Greenplum
12 4 (1.49%) ComArch
13 3 (1.12%) IBM
13 3 (1.12%) HP
14 2 (0.74%) Juniper
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