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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 504 472 328
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -144
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 113 118 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.48% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 26
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £182 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £358 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - £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
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -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 1 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 28 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 1 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 -22 92 £270 - 6
South East -13 59 £270 +5.88% 3
Berkshire -14 29 £310 +21.56% 2
Surrey - 24 £310 -
Guildford - 20 £310 -
Reading +10 15 £310 +24.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £268 -
Yorkshire - 7 £268 -
London +1 4 £390 +11.42% 1
South West -28 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £215 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £215 -
Slough -8 3 - - 1
North West -8 3 - - 2
Bristol - 3 - -
Manchester -13 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
City of London - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chepstow - - - -
Corsham - - - -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 115 (61.83%) Telecoms
2 84 (45.16%) 3G
3 83 (44.62%) Huawei
4 81 (43.55%) LTE
5 72 (38.71%) Radio Access Network
6 66 (35.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 58 (31.18%) 2G
8 47 (25.27%) Ethernet
9 46 (24.73%) Nokia
10 44 (23.66%) 4G
11 35 (18.82%) ATM
12 33 (17.74%) SDH
13 32 (17.20%) Cisco
14 31 (16.67%) UMTS
15 30 (16.13%) SLA
16 24 (12.90%) Nortel
17 23 (12.37%) GSM
17 23 (12.37%) NEC
18 22 (11.83%) Juniper
19 21 (11.29%) Project Management
20 20 (10.75%) MPLS
20 20 (10.75%) SNMP
21 19 (10.22%) RNC
22 18 (9.68%) Degree
22 18 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
22 18 (9.68%) UNIX
23 16 (8.60%) IPsec
23 16 (8.60%) Back Office
23 16 (8.60%) Network Architecture
23 16 (8.60%) Line Management

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (2.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.54%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 14 (7.53%) MS Office
3 11 (5.91%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (45.16%) 3G
2 81 (43.55%) LTE
3 72 (38.71%) Radio Access Network
4 58 (31.18%) 2G
5 47 (25.27%) Ethernet
6 44 (23.66%) 4G
7 35 (18.82%) ATM
8 33 (17.74%) SDH
9 31 (16.67%) UMTS
10 23 (12.37%) GSM
11 20 (10.75%) MPLS
11 20 (10.75%) SNMP
12 19 (10.22%) RNC
13 16 (8.60%) IPsec
14 15 (8.06%) Firewall
14 15 (8.06%) DNS
15 14 (7.53%) VPN
16 13 (6.99%) BGP
17 12 (6.45%) DWDM
17 12 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (4.84%) MySQL
3 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 115 (61.83%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.60%) Back Office
3 7 (3.76%) Front Office
4 5 (2.69%) Billing
5 4 (2.15%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.61%) Marketing
6 3 (1.61%) Finance
6 3 (1.61%) German Language
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (15.05%) Design Engineer
2 24 (12.90%) Transmission Engineer
3 23 (12.37%) Field Engineer
4 17 (9.14%) Architect
5 16 (8.60%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 11 (5.91%) Developer
7 10 (5.38%) IP Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Back Office Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Ericsson Engineer
11 5 (2.69%) Radio Engineer
11 5 (2.69%) Database Developer
11 5 (2.69%) Project Engineer
11 5 (2.69%) RAN Engineer
12 4 (2.15%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.15%) Security Engineer
12 4 (2.15%) 3G Engineer
12 4 (2.15%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.30%) XML
2 5 (2.69%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (0.54%) CGI
4 1 (0.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.08%) MPEG
3 2 (1.08%) Statistics
3 2 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (1.08%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.54%) Economics
4 1 (0.54%) CMDB
4 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.54%) PMI
4 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.54%) Handset
4 1 (0.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.68%) UNIX
2 11 (5.91%) Linux
3 4 (2.15%) VMS
4 3 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.29%) Project Management
2 16 (8.60%) Network Architecture
2 16 (8.60%) Line Management
3 14 (7.53%) Network Planning
3 14 (7.53%) Network Management
4 13 (6.99%) WFM
5 11 (5.91%) Validation
6 10 (5.38%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.84%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.84%) ETL
8 8 (4.30%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.30%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (4.30%) Network Design
9 7 (3.76%) ITIL
9 7 (3.76%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.69%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.69%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.99%) SQL
2 11 (5.91%) Perl
2 11 (5.91%) C
3 7 (3.76%) C#
4 6 (3.23%) C++
5 5 (2.69%) Java
6 2 (1.08%) VBA
7 1 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (9.68%) Degree
1 18 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (6.45%) CCIE
3 5 (2.69%) CCSP
3 5 (2.69%) CCNP
3 5 (2.69%) CCNA
3 5 (2.69%) CCDP
3 5 (2.69%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (2.15%) PMP
5 3 (1.61%) CISSP
5 3 (1.61%) HND
6 2 (1.08%) CNA
6 2 (1.08%) Novell Certification
6 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.13%) SLA
2 6 (3.23%) QA
3 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) KVM
1 1 (0.54%) Xen
1 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.76%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.15%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.15%) Netcool
2 4 (2.15%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.61%) OpenView
4 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 83 (44.62%) Huawei
2 66 (35.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 46 (24.73%) Nokia
4 32 (17.20%) Cisco
5 24 (12.90%) Nortel
6 23 (12.37%) NEC
7 22 (11.83%) Juniper
8 15 (8.06%) BT
9 14 (7.53%) Microsoft
10 12 (6.45%) Oracle
11 9 (4.84%) Business Objects
11 9 (4.84%) CheckPoint
12 8 (4.30%) Radware
12 8 (4.30%) Redback
13 7 (3.76%) Greenplum
13 7 (3.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 6 (3.23%) Ciena
15 5 (2.69%) ZTE
15 5 (2.69%) Tandberg
15 5 (2.69%) Siemens
Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Contract Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 13 days ago