Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 109 123
Rank change year-on-year -34 +14 +17
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 23 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 1.42% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 2.78% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 32
Berkshire median daily rate £313 £290 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.04% -2.52% -4.03%
10th Percentile £237 £225 £213
90th Percentile £430 £400 £345
South East median daily rate £375 £290 £290
% change year-on-year +29.31% - +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 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 2015 2160 2503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.27% 51.11% 50.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1117 1278
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 123 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -39.68% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £44.66 £46.49
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.43% -12.84% +19.35%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ericsson in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Reading -4 15 £313 +26.60%
Newbury -2 4 - -
Ericsson
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 13 (56.52%) Huawei
3 12 (52.17%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (43.48%) Nokia
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) LTE
5 7 (30.43%) 4G
6 6 (26.09%) 3G
6 6 (26.09%) Remedy
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) Network Design
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (17.39%) Change Control
8 4 (17.39%) PMO
8 4 (17.39%) RNC
8 4 (17.39%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (17.39%) 2G
8 4 (17.39%) Workflow
8 4 (17.39%) Maya
8 4 (17.39%) Amdocs
8 4 (17.39%) Business Development
8 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) MPLS
8 4 (17.39%) PMP

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 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) Maya
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (30.43%) 4G
2 7 (30.43%) LTE
3 6 (26.09%) 3G
4 5 (21.74%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (17.39%) 2G
5 4 (17.39%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) RNC
6 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) GGSN
6 3 (13.04%) SGSN
6 3 (13.04%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) VoLTE
6 3 (13.04%) VoWiFi
7 2 (8.70%) HTTP
7 2 (8.70%) Intelligent Network
7 2 (8.70%) MVNO
7 2 (8.70%) SNMP
7 2 (8.70%) UMTS
General
1 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) French Language
2 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Planning Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Programme Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Programme Planning Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 3G Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) OSS Architect
4 1 (4.35%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Network Design
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Business Development
2 4 (17.39%) Change Control
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (17.39%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Network Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (8.70%) Network Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) PMI Certification
2 4 (17.39%) PMP
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PMO
2 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Huawei
2 10 (43.48%) Nokia
3 6 (26.09%) Remedy
4 4 (17.39%) Amdocs
5 2 (8.70%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (8.70%) Samsung
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) NEC
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Virgin Media