Period
to 24 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Ericsson products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ericsson over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Ericsson
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 106 126
Rank change year-on-year -62 +20 -44
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 6 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 1.39% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 2.77% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 18
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £245 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -19.01% +4.31%
10th Percentile £290 £217 £241
90th Percentile £310 £358 £362
South East median daily rate £243 £250 £305
% change year-on-year -3.00% -18.03% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £22.00 - -

Ericsson is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,923 1,916 2,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.86% 50.18% 51.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 882 1,277
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £248 £238
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 131 117
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.18 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.85% -10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.15
90th Percentile £36.70 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.72
% change year-on-year +12.90% -12.54% +5.12%

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Ericsson as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ericsson in Berkshire

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ericsson in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ericsson in Berkshire

Ericsson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ericsson in Berkshire

Ericsson
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury -18 4 - -
Bracknell -6 1 - -
Reading -42 1 £300 +22.45%
Ericsson
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 3 (50.00%) 3G
1 3 (50.00%) 2G
1 3 (50.00%) 4G
1 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Softswitch
3 1 (16.67%) PABX
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) RNC
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) MIMO
3 1 (16.67%) DWDM
3 1 (16.67%) SS7
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) PSTN
3 1 (16.67%) SDH
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Internet

Ericsson
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 2G
1 3 (50.00%) 3G
1 3 (50.00%) 4G
1 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (16.67%) DWDM
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) MIMO
3 1 (16.67%) PABX
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) PSTN
3 1 (16.67%) RNC
3 1 (16.67%) SDH
3 1 (16.67%) Softswitch
3 1 (16.67%) SS7
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Circuit Switch Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Circuit Switching Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Site Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia