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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ericsson
Rank 91 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 16 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.96% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 2.02% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £263 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +16.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
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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
1052 992 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.73% 47.60% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 485 354
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 56 104
Average hourly rate £16.41 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £27.20 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Ericsson
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

Ericsson
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

Ericsson
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 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (45.83%) Huawei
2 10 (41.67%) Minerva
2 10 (41.67%) NEC
2 10 (41.67%) ETL
2 10 (41.67%) NSN NetAct
3 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (20.83%) WFM
5 4 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.33%) 2G
7 2 (8.33%) SDH
7 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.33%) LTE
7 2 (8.33%) RNC
7 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (8.33%) SLA
7 2 (8.33%) Nokia
8 1 (4.17%) Line Management
8 1 (4.17%) 3G
8 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.17%) PMP
8 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (4.17%) ATM
8 1 (4.17%) GSM
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.17%) Front Office
8 1 (4.17%) Back Office

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (8.33%) 2G
2 2 (8.33%) SDH
2 2 (8.33%) LTE
2 2 (8.33%) RNC
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) 3G
3 1 (4.17%) ATM
3 1 (4.17%) GSM
3 1 (4.17%) UMTS
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Front Office
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Service Improvement Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
3 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ETL
2 5 (20.83%) WFM
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Huawei
2 10 (41.67%) NEC
3 4 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (8.33%) Nokia
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