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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ericsson
Rank 545 406 421
Rank change year-on-year
-139 +15
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 81 207 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.87% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 33
Average daily rate £303 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £285 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £34.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 -

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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -117 77 £315 +9.56% 1
South East -56 41 £320 +13.27%
Berkshire -49 21 £320 +10.34%
London +2 16 £401 +33.50% 1
Surrey -27 14 £323 +27.72%
Guildford -6 12 £323 +27.72%
Newbury -9 7 £325 +12.06%
Reading -18 7 £256 -26.92%
Hampshire +5 6 - -
Winchester - 6 - -
West Midlands -24 4 £240 -
Scotland -5 3 £255 -5.55%
South West -6 3 £225 -15.88%
Coventry -7 3 £240 -
North West -21 3 £270 -
Yorkshire -22 3 - -
Bristol -3 2 £225 -31.81%
Manchester -15 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
City of London +35 1 - -
Hertfordshire +7 1 - -
East of England +1 1 - -
Birmingham -2 1 - -
Swindon -3 1 - -
Wiltshire -6 1 - -
Cheshire -7 1 £270 -
West Yorkshire -13 1 - -
Slough -15 1 £290 -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (71.76%) Telecoms
2 89 (52.35%) Huawei
3 77 (45.29%) Nokia
4 72 (42.35%) 3G
5 55 (32.35%) 2G
6 48 (28.24%) LTE
7 45 (26.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 44 (25.88%) Radio Access Network
9 39 (22.94%) BT
10 35 (20.59%) 4G
11 29 (17.06%) MS Excel
12 27 (15.88%) ITIL
12 27 (15.88%) Nortel
12 27 (15.88%) Project Management
13 25 (14.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 24 (14.12%) SLA
14 24 (14.12%) RNC
15 22 (12.94%) Management Information System
16 19 (11.18%) Microsoft
17 18 (10.59%) ATM
17 18 (10.59%) Siemens
17 18 (10.59%) Wireless
17 18 (10.59%) ZTE
17 18 (10.59%) Degree
18 17 (10.00%) NEC
18 17 (10.00%) PRINCE2
19 16 (9.41%) MS Office
20 15 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
20 15 (8.82%) NetCracker
20 15 (8.82%) Mapinfo

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (2.94%) OpenStack
1 5 (2.94%) Smallworld
2 1 (0.59%) CMS
2 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.59%) MTS
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (17.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.41%) MS Office
3 15 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (5.29%) MS Visio
5 7 (4.12%) MS Project
6 5 (2.94%) AutoCAD
7 3 (1.76%) Maya
8 2 (1.18%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.18%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.18%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (42.35%) 3G
2 55 (32.35%) 2G
3 48 (28.24%) LTE
4 44 (25.88%) Radio Access Network
5 35 (20.59%) 4G
6 24 (14.12%) RNC
7 18 (10.59%) ATM
7 18 (10.59%) Wireless
8 14 (8.24%) VoLTE
9 13 (7.65%) Ethernet
10 9 (5.29%) DWDM
10 9 (5.29%) GSM
10 9 (5.29%) SDH
10 9 (5.29%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.71%) MPLS
12 7 (4.12%) UMTS
13 6 (3.53%) VoIP
14 5 (2.94%) Network Security
14 5 (2.94%) VPN
15 4 (2.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.71%) MySQL
2 6 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.94%) DB2
3 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.76%) MS Access
5 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.59%) OrientDB
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) JIRA
2 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.59%) Selenium
3 1 (0.59%) Subversion
3 1 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 122 (71.76%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.24%) Finance
3 10 (5.88%) Back Office
4 7 (4.12%) Billing
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (10.59%) RAN Engineer
2 16 (9.41%) Field Engineer
3 14 (8.24%) Telecoms Engineer
4 13 (7.65%) Architect
4 13 (7.65%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.88%) Transmission Engineer
6 9 (5.29%) Design Engineer
6 9 (5.29%) Ericsson Engineer
6 9 (5.29%) LTE Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) Back Office Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) Optimisation Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) 3G Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.53%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.94%) Data Architect
10 5 (2.94%) Senior 3G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.35%) XML
2 1 (0.59%) COM
2 1 (0.59%) JSON
2 1 (0.59%) REST
2 1 (0.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.94%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.88%) BBC
4 7 (4.12%) iDTV
5 6 (3.53%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.53%) IPTV
5 6 (3.53%) STB
6 5 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
6 5 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.35%) Statistics
8 3 (1.76%) Frameworx
9 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.18%) PMI
9 2 (1.18%) User Experience
10 1 (0.59%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.06%) Unix
2 7 (4.12%) Linux
3 5 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.59%) Android
4 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.59%) Solaris
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.88%) ITIL
1 27 (15.88%) Project Management
2 17 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (7.65%) ETL
4 11 (6.47%) Migration
4 11 (6.47%) Service Management
5 10 (5.88%) Change Control
5 10 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (5.88%) Fault Management
6 9 (5.29%) Line Management
7 8 (4.71%) Network Planning
8 7 (4.12%) CRM
8 7 (4.12%) eTOM
8 7 (4.12%) ITIL V3
8 7 (4.12%) Network Management
8 7 (4.12%) Presales
9 6 (3.53%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.53%) ERP
9 6 (3.53%) Fault Analysis
9 6 (3.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.88%) SQL
2 6 (3.53%) C
3 4 (2.35%) Java
3 4 (2.35%) MapBasic
4 3 (1.76%) Perl
4 3 (1.76%) VBA
5 2 (1.18%) C#
5 2 (1.18%) C++
5 2 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) Ruby
6 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.59%) Degree
2 8 (4.71%) HNC
3 7 (4.12%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.94%) HND
5 5 (2.94%) PMP
5 5 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.35%) CCNP
7 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.18%) CCIE
8 2 (1.18%) CCNA
8 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.59%) APMP
9 1 (0.59%) CCVP
9 1 (0.59%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.59%) ISEB
9 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.12%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) GCP
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.18%) KVM
2 2 (1.18%) StorNext
2 2 (1.18%) vSphere
2 2 (1.18%) Xsan
3 1 (0.59%) Varnish
3 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (8.82%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.59%) Netcool
2 1 (0.59%) OpenView
2 1 (0.59%) OPNET
2 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 89 (52.35%) Huawei
2 77 (45.29%) Nokia
3 45 (26.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 39 (22.94%) BT
5 27 (15.88%) Nortel
6 25 (14.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 19 (11.18%) Microsoft
8 18 (10.59%) Siemens
8 18 (10.59%) ZTE
9 17 (10.00%) NEC
10 15 (8.82%) Mapinfo
10 15 (8.82%) NetCracker
11 14 (8.24%) Remedy
12 13 (7.65%) Amdocs
13 10 (5.88%) Cisco
13 10 (5.88%) Oracle
14 7 (4.12%) HP
14 7 (4.12%) VMware
15 6 (3.53%) Cramer
15 6 (3.53%) EMC
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