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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ericsson
Rank 560 461 481
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +20
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 84 185 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.73% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 36
Average daily rate £305 £290 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +14.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £286 £244
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £34.38
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
24666 25232 24671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.16% 45.30% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15147 14320 13834
Average daily rate £401 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1101 1046
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -107 81 £305 +5.17% 4
South East -49 40 £303 +4.31% 2
Berkshire -28 31 £280 -1.75% 2
Reading +4 25 £303 - 1
London 0 20 £413 +37.50%
Guildford +7 8 £315 +11.50%
Surrey -8 8 £315 +11.50%
South West +5 7 £418 -
North West -20 6 £303 +16.34% 2
Bristol +1 5 £418 -
Slough +1 3 - -
Coventry -6 3 - -
Manchester -13 3 - - 2
West Midlands -15 3 - -
Newbury -12 2 £260 -10.34%
Warrington -13 2 £330 +26.92%
Cheshire -16 2 £330 +26.92%
Northampton +10 1 £275 -14.06%
Northamptonshire +5 1 £275 -14.06%
Cornwall +5 1 £250 -
East Midlands 0 1 £275 -14.06%
Hook 0 1 £450 +12.50%
Yorkshire -3 1 £350 +33.33%
Hampshire -4 1 £450 +12.50%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £275 -
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £275 -
Ealing - 1 - -
North East - 1 £275 -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (71.35%) Telecoms
2 76 (44.44%) Huawei
3 71 (41.52%) Nokia
4 57 (33.33%) 3G
5 51 (29.82%) Nokia Networks
6 47 (27.49%) BT
7 45 (26.32%) Arqiva
8 43 (25.15%) LTE
9 38 (22.22%) 2G
9 38 (22.22%) ITIL
10 36 (21.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 36 (21.05%) Virgin Media
11 35 (20.47%) Project Management
11 35 (20.47%) MS Excel
12 31 (18.13%) Microsoft
13 28 (16.37%) Siemens
13 28 (16.37%) Radio Access Network
14 27 (15.79%) 4G
15 25 (14.62%) Finance
16 23 (13.45%) Management Information System
16 23 (13.45%) PRINCE2
16 23 (13.45%) ZTE
17 22 (12.87%) Wireless
18 21 (12.28%) VoLTE
19 20 (11.70%) Telindus
19 20 (11.70%) BBC
19 20 (11.70%) NetCracker
19 20 (11.70%) SLA
20 19 (11.11%) Degree
21 18 (10.53%) Amdocs

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (2.92%) OpenStack
1 5 (2.92%) Smallworld
2 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.58%) MTS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (20.47%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.77%) MS Project
3 13 (7.60%) MS Office
4 10 (5.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (4.68%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.75%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.17%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.17%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (1.17%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (33.33%) 3G
2 43 (25.15%) LTE
3 38 (22.22%) 2G
4 28 (16.37%) Radio Access Network
5 27 (15.79%) 4G
6 22 (12.87%) Wireless
7 21 (12.28%) VoLTE
8 14 (8.19%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (7.60%) GSM
9 13 (7.60%) UMTS
10 12 (7.02%) DVB
11 11 (6.43%) RNC
12 10 (5.85%) VPN
13 8 (4.68%) ATM
14 7 (4.09%) Firewall
15 6 (3.51%) GGSN
15 6 (3.51%) ISUP
15 6 (3.51%) Network Security
16 5 (2.92%) Diameter Protocol
16 5 (2.92%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.09%) MySQL
2 5 (2.92%) DB2
2 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.17%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.58%) Big Data
6 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) JIRA
2 2 (1.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) Selenium
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 122 (71.35%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.62%) Finance
3 10 (5.85%) Back Office
4 7 (4.09%) Billing
5 2 (1.17%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 13 (7.60%) Architect
3 12 (7.02%) Network Engineer
4 10 (5.85%) 3G Engineer
4 10 (5.85%) Broadcast Engineer
4 10 (5.85%) Optimisation Engineer
5 9 (5.26%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 9 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
5 9 (5.26%) Voice Project Manager
6 8 (4.68%) Analyst
6 8 (4.68%) Field Engineer
6 8 (4.68%) LTE Engineer
6 8 (4.68%) Telecoms Manager
7 7 (4.09%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.51%) Designer
8 6 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.51%) Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (3.51%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 6 (3.51%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.17%) XML
2 1 (0.58%) COM
2 1 (0.58%) JSON
2 1 (0.58%) REST
2 1 (0.58%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.45%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.70%) BBC
3 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.26%) iDTV
5 8 (4.68%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.09%) IPTV
7 6 (3.51%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.51%) STB
8 5 (2.92%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.92%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (2.92%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.34%) PMI
9 4 (2.34%) Statistics
10 3 (1.75%) User Experience
11 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.17%) Frameworx
11 2 (1.17%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.02%) Unix
2 8 (4.68%) Linux
3 7 (4.09%) Windows
4 3 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.22%) ITIL
2 35 (20.47%) Project Management
3 23 (13.45%) PRINCE2
4 14 (8.19%) ITIL V3
5 13 (7.60%) Migration
6 9 (5.26%) CRM
6 9 (5.26%) High Availability
6 9 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.26%) Service Management
7 8 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.09%) ETL
8 7 (4.09%) Presales
9 6 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.51%) Change Control
9 6 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.51%) ERP
9 6 (3.51%) eTOM
9 6 (3.51%) Performance Management
9 6 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (2.92%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.68%) SQL
2 6 (3.51%) C
2 6 (3.51%) VBA
3 3 (1.75%) Java
4 2 (1.17%) Perl
4 2 (1.17%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) C++
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) MapBasic
5 1 (0.58%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (11.11%) Degree
2 9 (5.26%) HNC
3 7 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.09%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.92%) CCNP
4 5 (2.92%) HND
5 4 (2.34%) CCIE
6 3 (1.75%) JNCIP
6 3 (1.75%) PMP
7 2 (1.17%) CCIP
7 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.17%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.17%) JNCIE
7 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.58%) APMP
8 1 (0.58%) ISEB
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.58%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) GCP
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.75%) StorNext
3 2 (1.17%) KVM
3 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.17%) vSphere
3 2 (1.17%) Xsan
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.58%) Varnish
4 1 (0.58%) XenApp
4 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (7.60%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (4.09%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.58%) OpenView
4 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 76 (44.44%) Huawei
2 71 (41.52%) Nokia
3 51 (29.82%) Nokia Networks
4 47 (27.49%) BT
5 45 (26.32%) Arqiva
6 36 (21.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 36 (21.05%) Virgin Media
7 31 (18.13%) Microsoft
8 28 (16.37%) Siemens
9 23 (13.45%) ZTE
10 20 (11.70%) NetCracker
10 20 (11.70%) Telindus
11 18 (10.53%) Amdocs
12 15 (8.77%) Remedy
13 13 (7.60%) Mapinfo
13 13 (7.60%) Nortel
14 11 (6.43%) Cisco
14 11 (6.43%) Tellabs
15 10 (5.85%) NEC
15 10 (5.85%) Oracle