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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ericsson
Rank 131 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.81% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £260 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £286 £244
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Ericsson
England

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
1409 1357 1188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.94% 50.71% 50.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 753 568
Average daily rate £388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 85 88
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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

Ericsson
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry -6 3 - -
Ericsson
England

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) Huawei
1 7 (100.00%) Nokia Networks
2 6 (85.71%) BT
2 6 (85.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 6 (85.71%) Nokia
2 6 (85.71%) Siemens
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) NetCracker
3 5 (71.43%) ZTE
3 5 (71.43%) Virgin Media
3 5 (71.43%) Arqiva
3 5 (71.43%) Telindus
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
4 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Logistics
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
4 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) VBA
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Nortel
5 3 (42.86%) 4G
5 3 (42.86%) Tellabs

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) 2G
4 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (14.29%) ATM
5 1 (14.29%) DWDM
5 1 (14.29%) LTE
5 1 (14.29%) RNC
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Quality Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (57.14%) Logistics
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Fault Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Huawei
1 7 (100.00%) Nokia Networks
2 6 (85.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 6 (85.71%) BT
2 6 (85.71%) Nokia
2 6 (85.71%) Siemens
3 5 (71.43%) Arqiva
3 5 (71.43%) NetCracker
3 5 (71.43%) Telindus
3 5 (71.43%) Virgin Media
3 5 (71.43%) ZTE
4 3 (42.86%) Nortel
4 3 (42.86%) Tellabs
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Cramer
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) NEC