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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 506 473 340
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -133
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 100 119 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.48% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 22
Average daily rate
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£288 £285 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £373 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50

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
26377 24679 27415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.72% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14917 13801 13955
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 1170 1104 1359
Average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 29 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 16 September 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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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 -18 78 £273 +0.92% 5
South East -22 49 £270 +8.00% 2
Berkshire -27 25 £310 +24.00% 1
Surrey - 18 £335 -
Reading +5 15 £310 +24.00%
Guildford - 15 £335 -
London +15 6 £365 +4.28% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £268 -
Yorkshire - 5 £268 -
Hampshire +2 4 £215 -38.57% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £215 -
South West - 4 - -
North West -2 3 - - 2
East of England -32 3 £300 -
Bristol - 3 - -
Slough -2 2 - - 1
Manchester -8 2 - - 1
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chepstow - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 122 (63.21%) Telecoms
2 81 (41.97%) Huawei
3 79 (40.93%) LTE
3 79 (40.93%) 3G
4 75 (38.86%) Radio Access Network
5 62 (32.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 54 (27.98%) 2G
7 47 (24.35%) Nokia
7 47 (24.35%) Ethernet
8 38 (19.69%) 4G
9 37 (19.17%) Cisco
10 35 (18.13%) ATM
11 33 (17.10%) SDH
11 33 (17.10%) UMTS
11 33 (17.10%) NEC
12 27 (13.99%) Juniper
12 27 (13.99%) SLA
13 25 (12.95%) MPLS
14 23 (11.92%) Nortel
15 22 (11.40%) SNMP
15 22 (11.40%) GSM
16 21 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (10.88%) Project Management
17 20 (10.36%) Firewall
17 20 (10.36%) RNC
18 19 (9.84%) IPsec
18 19 (9.84%) BGP
18 19 (9.84%) VPN
19 18 (9.33%) Network Architecture
20 17 (8.81%) Network Management

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (2.59%) Apache
2 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (6.22%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.70%) MS Office
3 9 (4.66%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.55%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.52%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Summit
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (40.93%) 3G
1 79 (40.93%) LTE
2 75 (38.86%) Radio Access Network
3 54 (27.98%) 2G
4 47 (24.35%) Ethernet
5 38 (19.69%) 4G
6 35 (18.13%) ATM
7 33 (17.10%) SDH
7 33 (17.10%) UMTS
8 25 (12.95%) MPLS
9 22 (11.40%) SNMP
9 22 (11.40%) GSM
10 20 (10.36%) Firewall
10 20 (10.36%) RNC
11 19 (9.84%) IPsec
11 19 (9.84%) BGP
11 19 (9.84%) VPN
12 17 (8.81%) VoIP
13 15 (7.77%) OSPF
13 15 (7.77%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.63%) MySQL
3 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) MS Access
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 122 (63.21%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.81%) Finance
3 11 (5.70%) Back Office
4 6 (3.11%) Front Office
5 4 (2.07%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.55%) German Language
6 3 (1.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (14.51%) Design Engineer
2 21 (10.88%) Field Engineer
3 20 (10.36%) Transmission Engineer
4 17 (8.81%) Architect
5 16 (8.29%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 10 (5.18%) IP Engineer
7 9 (4.66%) RAN Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Network Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) Ericsson Engineer
9 7 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.63%) Databuild Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Radio Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Database Developer
10 5 (2.59%) Project Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Back Office Engineer
11 4 (2.07%) Network Optimisation Engineer
11 4 (2.07%) Security Engineer
11 4 (2.07%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.63%) XML
2 4 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.52%) Web Services
3 1 (0.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.04%) Video on Demand
3 2 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (1.04%) MPEG
3 2 (1.04%) Statistics
4 1 (0.52%) PMI
4 1 (0.52%) GIS
4 1 (0.52%) Handset
4 1 (0.52%) CMDB
4 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.77%) UNIX
2 8 (4.15%) Linux
3 4 (2.07%) VMS
4 3 (1.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.88%) Project Management
2 18 (9.33%) Network Architecture
3 17 (8.81%) Network Management
3 17 (8.81%) Logistics
4 14 (7.25%) Line Management
5 13 (6.74%) Validation
5 13 (6.74%) Network Planning
6 11 (5.70%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.18%) Supplier Management
8 9 (4.66%) Network Design
8 9 (4.66%) WFM
9 8 (4.15%) ETL
10 7 (3.63%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.63%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.59%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.59%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.18%) SQL
2 9 (4.66%) C
3 8 (4.15%) Perl
4 5 (2.59%) C#
5 4 (2.07%) C++
5 4 (2.07%) Java
6 2 (1.04%) VBA
7 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (8.29%) Degree
3 14 (7.25%) CCIE
4 6 (3.11%) CCNP
4 6 (3.11%) CCNA
5 5 (2.59%) CCDP
5 5 (2.59%) CCSP
5 5 (2.59%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (1.55%) PMP
6 3 (1.55%) HND
6 3 (1.55%) CISSP
7 2 (1.04%) CNA
7 2 (1.04%) Novell Certification
7 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.99%) SLA
2 6 (3.11%) QA
3 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Xen
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.55%) Netcool
4 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 81 (41.97%) Huawei
2 62 (32.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 47 (24.35%) Nokia
4 37 (19.17%) Cisco
5 33 (17.10%) NEC
6 27 (13.99%) Juniper
7 23 (11.92%) Nortel
8 13 (6.74%) BT
9 11 (5.70%) Radware
9 11 (5.70%) Redback
9 11 (5.70%) Microsoft
10 10 (5.18%) CheckPoint
11 9 (4.66%) Oracle
12 8 (4.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (3.63%) Business Objects
14 6 (3.11%) Mapinfo
14 6 (3.11%) Ciena
15 5 (2.59%) Siemens
15 5 (2.59%) Greenplum
15 5 (2.59%) Tandberg
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