Period
to 17 June 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 17 June 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 518 525 769
Rank change year-on-year +7 +244 +43
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 107 46 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 28
10th Percentile £319 £211 £239
25th Percentile £338 £313 £257
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £425 £420
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +61.54%
75th Percentile £500 £550 £438
90th Percentile £613 £700 "
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +59.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 20,231 16,456 34,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.87% 42.71% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,168 10,592 21,943
10th Percentile £292 £250 £260
25th Percentile £389 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £496 £470 £465
Median % change year-on-year +5.53% +1.08% +3.33%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £569
90th Percentile £688 £675 £648
UK median daily rate £490 £460 £460
% change year-on-year +6.52% - +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 577 1,118
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.63 £11.06
25th Percentile £13.50 £14.10 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +5.71%
75th Percentile £41.00 £30.05 £37.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% +6.57%

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ericsson as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ericsson in England

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ericsson in England.

Daily rate trend for Ericsson in England

Ericsson
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ericsson in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ericsson in England

Ericsson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ericsson in England.

Hourly rate trend for Ericsson in England

Ericsson
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the England region over the 6 months to 17 June 2021. 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
South East +46 71 £375 -11.76% 4
East of England +25 20 £575 -
North of England +11 5 - - 2
London -78 5 £500 - 1
North West - 5 - - 2
Midlands -12 2 £338 -
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
South West +18 1 £450 -
Ericsson
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 72 (67.29%) Telecoms
2 39 (36.45%) 4G
3 37 (34.58%) 2G
3 37 (34.58%) 3G
4 31 (28.97%) Cisco
5 30 (28.04%) Juniper
5 30 (28.04%) Nokia
5 30 (28.04%) Project Management
6 28 (26.17%) Huawei
6 28 (26.17%) Data Centre
6 28 (26.17%) Social Skills
7 27 (25.23%) Kubernetes
8 26 (24.30%) VoLTE
8 26 (24.30%) Remedy
8 26 (24.30%) PRINCE2
9 24 (22.43%) XML
9 24 (22.43%) 3GPP
9 24 (22.43%) Red Hat
9 24 (22.43%) Derivative
9 24 (22.43%) JSON
9 24 (22.43%) SGSN
9 24 (22.43%) YAML
9 24 (22.43%) Open Source
9 24 (22.43%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (22.43%) KVM
9 24 (22.43%) Docker
9 24 (22.43%) Software-Defined Networking
9 24 (22.43%) LXC
9 24 (22.43%) OpenStack
9 24 (22.43%) Spine.js

Ericsson
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (22.43%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.45%) 4G
2 37 (34.58%) 2G
2 37 (34.58%) 3G
3 26 (24.30%) VoLTE
4 24 (22.43%) 3GPP
4 24 (22.43%) SGSN
4 24 (22.43%) Software-Defined Networking
5 23 (21.50%) LTE
6 20 (18.69%) 5G
6 20 (18.69%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (15.89%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (7.48%) RNC
9 7 (6.54%) Node B
10 6 (5.61%) WAN
11 5 (4.67%) LAN
11 5 (4.67%) MVNO
11 5 (4.67%) VoWiFi
12 4 (3.74%) Firewall
12 4 (3.74%) Nokia DX220
12 4 (3.74%) VSAN
General
1 72 (67.29%) Telecoms
2 28 (26.17%) Social Skills
3 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.87%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 21 (19.63%) Cloud Engineer
1 21 (19.63%) Project Manager
1 21 (19.63%) Voice Project Manager
2 18 (16.82%) Ericsson Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Telecoms Manager
3 14 (13.08%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 13 (12.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Design Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Mobile Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Designer
9 4 (3.74%) RAN Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Core Network Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Network Design Specialist
10 3 (2.80%) Network Specialist
10 3 (2.80%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Voice Network Engineer
11 2 (1.87%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.43%) JSON
1 24 (22.43%) Spine.js
1 24 (22.43%) XML
1 24 (22.43%) YAML
2 1 (0.93%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.17%) Data Centre
2 24 (22.43%) Derivative
3 20 (18.69%) Management Information System
4 14 (13.08%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Project Management
2 26 (24.30%) PRINCE2
3 24 (22.43%) Open Source
4 21 (19.63%) Performance Management
4 21 (19.63%) Project Delivery
5 20 (18.69%) ITIL
6 19 (17.76%) ITIL V3
7 17 (15.89%) Network Design
7 17 (15.89%) SDLC
8 7 (6.54%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
9 6 (5.61%) Network Management
9 6 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.67%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.67%) PRINCE
10 5 (4.67%) Workshop Facilitation
11 4 (3.74%) Network Architecture
11 4 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (3.74%) SIEM
12 3 (2.80%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (21.50%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Master's Degree
2 7 (6.54%) PMI Certification
2 7 (6.54%) PMP
3 5 (4.67%) CCNA
3 5 (4.67%) CCNP
3 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.43%) OASIS TOSCA
2 17 (15.89%) SLA
3 8 (7.48%) PMO
4 4 (3.74%) GDPR
5 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 24 (22.43%) Docker
1 24 (22.43%) KVM
1 24 (22.43%) LXC
1 24 (22.43%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.74%) vCloud
2 4 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.74%) VMware NSX
2 4 (3.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (25.23%) Kubernetes
2 24 (22.43%) Cloudify
2 24 (22.43%) Docker Swarm
2 24 (22.43%) Grafana
2 24 (22.43%) Juju
2 24 (22.43%) Prometheus
3 4 (3.74%) Ansible
3 4 (3.74%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.87%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Cisco
2 30 (28.04%) Juniper
2 30 (28.04%) Nokia
3 28 (26.17%) Huawei
4 26 (24.30%) Remedy
5 24 (22.43%) Mirantis
5 24 (22.43%) Red Hat
6 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.41%) Mapinfo
8 7 (6.54%) Nokia Networks
9 5 (4.67%) Empirix
10 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.74%) Dell
10 4 (3.74%) F5
10 4 (3.74%) VMware
11 3 (2.80%) BT
12 2 (1.87%) Mavenir
13 1 (0.93%) Ciena
13 1 (0.93%) Samsung
13 1 (0.93%) Tellabs