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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 533 519 471
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -48
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 100 91 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 19
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £353 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +16 88 £270 - 2
South East -9 54 £270 +2.85% 1
Berkshire +11 36 £295 -4.83% 1
Reading -2 19 £318 +2.41%
Guildford +3 13 £260 -22.38%
Surrey -2 13 £260 -22.38%
Slough +11 11 £237 -
London +13 10 £325 -7.14%
West Midlands +10 5 £270 +0.93%
Manchester -16 5 - - 1
North West -31 5 - - 1
Hampshire +2 4 £344 +59.88%
Scotland -11 4 - -
Leeds -27 4 £270 +0.93%
West Yorkshire -27 4 £270 +0.93%
Yorkshire -28 4 £270 +0.93%
Glasgow +9 3 - -
Birmingham +7 3 £270 +0.93%
Newbury -9 3 £290 -
Bradford - 3 £270 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £255 -
North East - 3 £255 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £255 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £270 -
Oxford - 2 £270 -
Hook - 2 - -
East of England +4 1 £330 +10.00%
Bristol -7 1 - -
South West -9 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £270 -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 106 (58.89%) Telecoms
2 72 (40.00%) 2G
2 72 (40.00%) Huawei
3 71 (39.44%) 3G
4 67 (37.22%) Nokia
5 54 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
6 49 (27.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 47 (26.11%) LTE
8 37 (20.56%) 4G
9 35 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 33 (18.33%) MS Office
11 32 (17.78%) Nortel
12 28 (15.56%) Amdocs
13 27 (15.00%) RNC
14 25 (13.89%) Project Management
15 22 (12.22%) Microsoft
15 22 (12.22%) GSM
16 21 (11.67%) SDH
17 20 (11.11%) ATM
17 20 (11.11%) UMTS
17 20 (11.11%) PRINCE2
17 20 (11.11%) Remedy
17 20 (11.11%) Management Information System
18 19 (10.56%) NEC
19 16 (8.89%) SQL
19 16 (8.89%) Ethernet
20 15 (8.33%) ETL
21 14 (7.78%) UNIX
21 14 (7.78%) SLA
22 13 (7.22%) Oracle

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (0.56%) JBoss
1 1 (0.56%) CMS
1 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 33 (18.33%) MS Office
3 11 (6.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.56%) MS Project
5 9 (5.00%) MS Visio
6 7 (3.89%) Maya
7 2 (1.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Metrica
2 1 (0.56%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 72 (40.00%) 2G
2 71 (39.44%) 3G
3 54 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
4 47 (26.11%) LTE
5 37 (20.56%) 4G
6 27 (15.00%) RNC
7 22 (12.22%) GSM
8 21 (11.67%) SDH
9 20 (11.11%) ATM
9 20 (11.11%) UMTS
10 16 (8.89%) Ethernet
11 13 (7.22%) DWDM
11 13 (7.22%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (7.22%) Wireless
12 12 (6.67%) VoLTE
12 12 (6.67%) GPRS
13 9 (5.00%) MPLS
14 7 (3.89%) HSPA
15 6 (3.33%) SNMP
15 6 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.44%) MySQL
1 8 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.78%) MS Access
5 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) ProC
General
1 106 (58.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.44%) Back Office
3 5 (2.78%) Finance
4 3 (1.67%) Marketing
4 3 (1.67%) German Language
5 2 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.56%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (19.44%) Field Engineer
2 11 (6.11%) Project Manager
2 11 (6.11%) Developer
3 9 (5.00%) Radio Engineer
3 9 (5.00%) RAN Engineer
4 8 (4.44%) Transmission Engineer
5 7 (3.89%) Design Engineer
5 7 (3.89%) Network Engineer
6 6 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (3.33%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (3.33%) Planning Manager
7 5 (2.78%) Ericsson Engineer
7 5 (2.78%) Microwave Engineer
7 5 (2.78%) Consultant
8 4 (2.22%) Programme Manager
8 4 (2.22%) Designer
8 4 (2.22%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 3 (1.67%) Site Engineer
9 3 (1.67%) Back Office Engineer
9 3 (1.67%) Commissioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.89%) XML
2 6 (3.33%) .NET
3 5 (2.78%) Web Services
4 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.11%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.67%) IVR
2 3 (1.67%) Statistics
2 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.11%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.56%) Handset
4 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.78%) UNIX
2 11 (6.11%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) HPUX
3 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.89%) Project Management
2 20 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 15 (8.33%) ETL
4 11 (6.11%) ITIL
5 10 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 10 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 10 (5.56%) Migration
5 10 (5.56%) Change Control
6 8 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (4.44%) Line Management
6 8 (4.44%) Business Development
7 7 (3.89%) Workflow
7 7 (3.89%) Network Design
7 7 (3.89%) Network Planning
8 6 (3.33%) Service Management
8 6 (3.33%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (2.78%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.22%) Network Management
10 4 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.89%) SQL
2 10 (5.56%) C++
3 9 (5.00%) C
3 9 (5.00%) Perl
4 7 (3.89%) C#
5 4 (2.22%) Java
6 3 (1.67%) MapBasic
7 2 (1.11%) VBA
8 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 11 (6.11%) PMP
3 10 (5.56%) Degree
4 9 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.22%) CCNA
6 2 (1.11%) CCNP
6 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ACCA
7 1 (0.56%) CIMA
7 1 (0.56%) CCVP
7 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) CNA
7 1 (0.56%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) HNC
7 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.78%) SLA
2 6 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.22%) Netcool
3 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) OpenView
4 1 (0.56%) OPNET
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.56%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 72 (40.00%) Huawei
2 67 (37.22%) Nokia
3 49 (27.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 32 (17.78%) Nortel
5 28 (15.56%) Amdocs
6 22 (12.22%) Microsoft
7 20 (11.11%) Remedy
8 19 (10.56%) NEC
9 13 (7.22%) Oracle
10 10 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 9 (5.00%) BT
12 8 (4.44%) Cramer
12 8 (4.44%) Mapinfo
13 6 (3.33%) Cisco
14 4 (2.22%) ComArch
14 4 (2.22%) Greenplum
15 3 (1.67%) IBM
15 3 (1.67%) HP
15 3 (1.67%) Siemens
16 2 (1.11%) Tektronix
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