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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 383 434 349
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -85
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 221 154 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.63% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 24
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£284 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £173 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £320 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £255 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.55% -

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
24903 24255 21715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.32% 45.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14217 13367 11566
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1069 1060 1196
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 26 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 31 March 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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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 +59 205 £285 +34.11% 4
South East +12 110 £285 +39.02% 4
Berkshire +44 80 £285 +39.02% 3
Newbury +15 42 £290 +65.71% 3
London -1 24 £300 -
Surrey -9 20 £279 +40.25%
North West -6 19 £260 -10.34%
Reading +13 15 - -
West Midlands +2 15 £260 +52.94%
Slough +1 15 £208 +1.21%
South West +7 13 £268 -
Hampshire 0 9 £425 -
Leeds - 8 £263 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £263 -
Yorkshire - 8 £263 -
East Midlands - 7 £320 -
Manchester -7 6 £344 -
Scotland -5 4 - -
Birmingham -6 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £320 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £268 -
Nottingham - 1 £320 -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 231 (64.17%) Telecoms
2 183 (50.83%) Radio Access Network
3 160 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 123 (34.17%) 3G
5 116 (32.22%) GSM
6 113 (31.39%) 2G
7 112 (31.11%) SLA
8 106 (29.44%) RNC
9 102 (28.33%) LTE
10 101 (28.06%) UMTS
11 98 (27.22%) Nokia
12 95 (26.39%) SDH
12 95 (26.39%) Huawei
13 91 (25.28%) 4G
14 87 (24.17%) Ethernet
15 76 (21.11%) ATM
16 74 (20.56%) Line Management
17 73 (20.28%) WFM
18 70 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
19 52 (14.44%) Network Planning
20 49 (13.61%) Nortel
21 41 (11.39%) Wireless
22 37 (10.28%) NSN NetAct
23 33 (9.17%) MS Office
24 32 (8.89%) NEC
24 32 (8.89%) HSPA
25 30 (8.33%) Oracle
26 29 (8.06%) SQL
26 29 (8.06%) Service Delivery
27 28 (7.78%) GPRS

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (9.17%) MS Office
2 20 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.17%) AutoCAD
4 12 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (3.61%) Oracle Cash Management
2 12 (3.33%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 183 (50.83%) Radio Access Network
2 123 (34.17%) 3G
3 116 (32.22%) GSM
4 113 (31.39%) 2G
5 106 (29.44%) RNC
6 102 (28.33%) LTE
7 101 (28.06%) UMTS
8 95 (26.39%) SDH
9 91 (25.28%) 4G
10 87 (24.17%) Ethernet
11 76 (21.11%) ATM
12 41 (11.39%) Wireless
13 32 (8.89%) HSPA
14 28 (7.78%) GPRS
15 23 (6.39%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (5.28%) MPLS
16 19 (5.28%) WiMAX
17 18 (5.00%) VoLTE
18 16 (4.44%) GPON
18 16 (4.44%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (2.50%) MySQL
2 5 (1.39%) MS Access
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 231 (64.17%) Telecoms
2 26 (7.22%) Back Office
3 7 (1.94%) Electronics
3 7 (1.94%) Finance
4 4 (1.11%) Legal
4 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.83%) Front Office
6 2 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 101 (28.06%) Field Engineer
2 31 (8.61%) RAN Engineer
3 27 (7.50%) Transmission Engineer
4 15 (4.17%) Back Office Engineer
5 13 (3.61%) Integration Engineer
6 12 (3.33%) Configuration Engineer
6 12 (3.33%) Developer
7 11 (3.06%) Design Engineer
7 11 (3.06%) Performance Engineer
7 11 (3.06%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 9 (2.50%) RAN Performance Engineer
9 8 (2.22%) Site Engineer
9 8 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (1.94%) Databuild Engineer
10 7 (1.94%) Designer
10 7 (1.94%) Network Planner
10 7 (1.94%) Senior Design Engineer
11 6 (1.67%) Ericsson Engineer
12 5 (1.39%) RF Engineer
12 5 (1.39%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.22%) XML
2 4 (1.11%) .NET
3 2 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.78%) Statistics
3 5 (1.39%) Handset
4 4 (1.11%) IVR
5 3 (0.83%) MPEG
6 2 (0.56%) PMI
7 1 (0.28%) GIS
7 1 (0.28%) IPTV
7 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.28%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.33%) UNIX
1 12 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (20.56%) Line Management
2 73 (20.28%) WFM
3 70 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (14.44%) Network Planning
5 29 (8.06%) Service Delivery
6 27 (7.50%) ETL
7 22 (6.11%) Performance Management
8 21 (5.83%) Configuration Management
9 20 (5.56%) Project Management
10 13 (3.61%) Network Design
11 10 (2.78%) Resource Management
11 10 (2.78%) ITIL
11 10 (2.78%) Validation
12 9 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (1.94%) Network Management
15 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2
15 6 (1.67%) Service Management
16 5 (1.39%) Change Management
16 5 (1.39%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.06%) SQL
2 27 (7.50%) Perl
2 27 (7.50%) C
3 12 (3.33%) C++
4 9 (2.50%) C#
5 8 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (0.28%) VBA
6 1 (0.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 24 (6.67%) Degree
2 17 (4.72%) HND
3 11 (3.06%) HNC
4 10 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.22%) PMP
6 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) CCNA
7 2 (0.56%) ISEB
7 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CCNP
8 1 (0.28%) PgMP
8 1 (0.28%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.28%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (31.11%) SLA
2 17 (4.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 37 (10.28%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (0.83%) Netcool
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 160 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 98 (27.22%) Nokia
3 95 (26.39%) Huawei
4 49 (13.61%) Nortel
5 32 (8.89%) NEC
6 30 (8.33%) Oracle
7 16 (4.44%) Cramer
7 16 (4.44%) Amdocs
8 13 (3.61%) Microsoft
9 10 (2.78%) Cisco
10 8 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (1.94%) Greenplum
12 6 (1.67%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.39%) Siemens
13 5 (1.39%) Mapinfo
14 4 (1.11%) ComArch
15 3 (0.83%) Actix
15 3 (0.83%) Citrix
15 3 (0.83%) Juniper
15 3 (0.83%) Remedy
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