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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 417 450 350
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -100
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 185 149 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.60% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 26
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£290 £253 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.85% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £173 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £319 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £244 £278
% change year-on-year
+17.43% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
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
25278 24817 22279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.55% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14365 13927 11804
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1094 1054 1189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +35 167 £290 +36.47% 5
South East -10 85 £290 +41.46% 3
Berkshire +35 63 £285 +39.02% 2
Newbury +13 32 £290 +65.71%
London -22 20 £300 +2.56%
North West -7 18 £260 -10.34% 2
Reading +14 12 - -
Hampshire 0 11 £400 - 1
West Midlands -7 11 £260 +52.94%
Slough -6 10 £208 +1.21% 2
Surrey -33 9 £283 +42.13%
South West - 8 - -
Manchester -3 7 £344 - 2
Cheshire -4 7 £260 -
Warrington -13 7 £260 -
East Midlands - 7 £320 -
Coventry +2 6 £260 +52.94%
Guildford -20 6 £283 +42.13%
Leeds - 6 £263 -
Derbyshire - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 6 £263 -
Yorkshire - 6 £263 -
Scotland +6 4 - - 2
Merseyside - 4 - -
Hook - 4 £400 - 1
Liverpool - 4 - -
Birmingham -7 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £425 -
Southampton -11 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 226 (63.13%) Telecoms
2 180 (50.28%) Radio Access Network
3 157 (43.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 121 (33.80%) 3G
5 113 (31.56%) GSM
6 112 (31.28%) 2G
7 107 (29.89%) SLA
8 104 (29.05%) RNC
9 101 (28.21%) LTE
10 99 (27.65%) UMTS
11 98 (27.37%) Nokia
12 95 (26.54%) SDH
12 95 (26.54%) Huawei
13 86 (24.02%) 4G
14 81 (22.63%) Ethernet
15 75 (20.95%) ATM
16 71 (19.83%) WFM
16 71 (19.83%) Line Management
17 70 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
18 53 (14.80%) Network Planning
19 46 (12.85%) Nortel
20 40 (11.17%) Wireless
21 38 (10.61%) NSN NetAct
22 31 (8.66%) HSPA
23 30 (8.38%) MS Office
24 29 (8.10%) Oracle
25 28 (7.82%) GPRS
26 27 (7.54%) C
26 27 (7.54%) SQL
27 26 (7.26%) NEC

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 30 (8.38%) MS Office
2 17 (4.75%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.19%) AutoCAD
4 9 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.84%) MS Project
7 1 (0.28%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (3.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 12 (3.35%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 180 (50.28%) Radio Access Network
2 121 (33.80%) 3G
3 113 (31.56%) GSM
4 112 (31.28%) 2G
5 104 (29.05%) RNC
6 101 (28.21%) LTE
7 99 (27.65%) UMTS
8 95 (26.54%) SDH
9 86 (24.02%) 4G
10 81 (22.63%) Ethernet
11 75 (20.95%) ATM
12 40 (11.17%) Wireless
13 31 (8.66%) HSPA
14 28 (7.82%) GPRS
15 23 (6.42%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (5.59%) MPLS
17 18 (5.03%) VoLTE
18 17 (4.75%) WiMAX
18 17 (4.75%) DSL
19 16 (4.47%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.96%) MySQL
1 7 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.40%) MS Access
4 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) ProC
1 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 226 (63.13%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.03%) Back Office
3 7 (1.96%) Electronics
4 6 (1.68%) Finance
5 4 (1.12%) Legal
5 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.84%) Front Office
7 2 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 101 (28.21%) Field Engineer
2 32 (8.94%) RAN Engineer
3 21 (5.87%) Transmission Engineer
4 13 (3.63%) Integration Engineer
4 13 (3.63%) Design Engineer
5 12 (3.35%) Configuration Engineer
6 11 (3.07%) Performance Engineer
6 11 (3.07%) Developer
6 11 (3.07%) RAN Configuration Engineer
7 9 (2.51%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 9 (2.51%) Back Office Engineer
8 8 (2.23%) Site Engineer
8 8 (2.23%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (2.23%) Ericsson Engineer
8 8 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (2.23%) Senior Design Engineer
9 7 (1.96%) Network Planner
9 7 (1.96%) Senior Voice Engineer
9 7 (1.96%) Databuild Engineer
10 6 (1.68%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.96%) XML
2 3 (0.84%) .NET
3 1 (0.28%) SOAP
3 1 (0.28%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.79%) Statistics
3 9 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.96%) IVR
5 5 (1.40%) Handset
6 2 (0.56%) PMI
7 1 (0.28%) GIS
7 1 (0.28%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.28%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.07%) UNIX
2 10 (2.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (19.83%) WFM
1 71 (19.83%) Line Management
2 70 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (14.80%) Network Planning
4 26 (7.26%) Service Delivery
5 25 (6.98%) ETL
6 21 (5.87%) Configuration Management
7 20 (5.59%) Performance Management
8 19 (5.31%) Project Management
9 13 (3.63%) Network Design
10 12 (3.35%) ITIL
11 10 (2.79%) Resource Management
12 8 (2.23%) Validation
13 7 (1.96%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (1.96%) PRINCE2
13 7 (1.96%) Network Management
13 7 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (1.68%) Service Management
15 5 (1.40%) Change Management
15 5 (1.40%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.54%) C
1 27 (7.54%) SQL
2 25 (6.98%) Perl
3 11 (3.07%) C++
4 7 (1.96%) Java
4 7 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (0.28%) VBA
5 1 (0.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 23 (6.42%) Degree
2 17 (4.75%) HND
3 11 (3.07%) HNC
4 9 (2.51%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.96%) PMP
6 4 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.84%) CCNA
8 2 (0.56%) ISEB
8 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) PgMP
9 1 (0.28%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.28%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.28%) CCNP
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (29.89%) SLA
2 16 (4.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 38 (10.61%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 157 (43.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 98 (27.37%) Nokia
3 95 (26.54%) Huawei
4 46 (12.85%) Nortel
5 29 (8.10%) Oracle
6 26 (7.26%) NEC
7 21 (5.87%) Amdocs
8 16 (4.47%) Cramer
9 12 (3.35%) Microsoft
10 10 (2.79%) Cisco
10 10 (2.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 5 (1.40%) Siemens
11 5 (1.40%) Mapinfo
11 5 (1.40%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.40%) Greenplum
12 4 (1.12%) ComArch
12 4 (1.12%) BT
13 3 (0.84%) Actix
13 3 (0.84%) Remedy
14 2 (0.56%) Juniper
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