The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ericsson over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ericsson
Rank 123 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.65% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£268 - £170
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 - £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1282 920 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.86% 43.58% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 470 518
Average daily rate £330 £340 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 53 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Ericsson Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ericsson across the West Midlands region.

Ericsson Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson across the West Midlands region.

Ericsson Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) 2G
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) RNC
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) NEC
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) NetCracker
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) SDH
3 1 (20.00%) UMTS

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 2G
1 2 (40.00%) RNC
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) LTE
1 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) SDH
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Circuiting Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) WFM
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) NEC
2 1 (20.00%) NetCracker