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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 97 95
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 11 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.60% 1.05% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 2.07% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £370 £260 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.30% +15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £446 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £283 £260
% change year-on-year +34.95% +8.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Ericsson is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 892 1210 1232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.53% 50.84% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 632 578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 75 54
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Ericsson as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ericsson in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 3 £370 -
Newbury -1 1 - -
Ericsson
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ericsson also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 23 (88.46%) Telecoms
2 14 (53.85%) LTE
3 11 (42.31%) VoLTE
3 11 (42.31%) Remedy
3 11 (42.31%) ITIL
4 10 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 10 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL V3
4 10 (38.46%) Huawei
5 8 (30.77%) Diameter Protocol
5 8 (30.77%) REST
5 8 (30.77%) SNMP
5 8 (30.77%) SOAP
5 8 (30.77%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) Perl
6 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) Python
6 7 (26.92%) Nokia
6 7 (26.92%) Middleware
6 7 (26.92%) Network Design
6 7 (26.92%) INAP
6 7 (26.92%) HTTP
6 7 (26.92%) SS7
6 7 (26.92%) Intelligent Network

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:

Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) LTE
2 11 (42.31%) VoLTE
3 10 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (30.77%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (30.77%) SNMP
5 7 (26.92%) HTTP
5 7 (26.92%) INAP
5 7 (26.92%) Intelligent Network
5 7 (26.92%) MVNO
5 7 (26.92%) SS7
6 6 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (15.38%) 2G
7 4 (15.38%) 3G
7 4 (15.38%) 4G
7 4 (15.38%) MGW
8 3 (11.54%) GSM
8 3 (11.54%) UTRAN
9 2 (7.69%) UMTS
10 1 (3.85%) PBX
10 1 (3.85%) SDH
General
1 23 (88.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) French Language
2 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Project Manager
1 10 (38.46%) Voice Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Core Network Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Ericsson Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) OSS Architect
3 2 (7.69%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) BSS Architect
4 1 (3.85%) BSS Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) REST
1 8 (30.77%) SOAP
2 7 (26.92%) Middleware
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL V3
2 10 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
3 7 (26.92%) Network Design
3 7 (26.92%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Escalation Management
5 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
5 1 (3.85%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (3.85%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
2 7 (26.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.85%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (3.85%) Netcool
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Remedy
2 10 (38.46%) Huawei
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Nokia
4 2 (7.69%) Cramer
4 2 (7.69%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.85%) Amdocs
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Nortel
5 1 (3.85%) Samsung
5 1 (3.85%) Virgin Media