Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 812 766 775
Rank change year-on-year -46 +9 -69
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 43 87 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.094% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 24
England median daily rate £210 £358 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +21.47% +9.26%
10th Percentile £136 £210 £225
90th Percentile £500 £504 £537
UK median daily rate £210 £358 £290
% change year-on-year -41.46% +23.56% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
England median hourly rate £30.00 - £15.00
UK median hourly rate £20.75 - £15.00

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,726 39,771 43,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.02% 43.15% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,908 24,789 27,196
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,505 1,288 1,547
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.87 £46.00 £44.20
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.43% +2.94% -2.86%

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ericsson in England

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ericsson in England

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ericsson in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ericsson in England

Ericsson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ericsson in England

Ericsson
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ericsson in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 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
South East -37 26 £200 -40.89%
London -5 13 £346 +10.80% 1
Midlands -9 3 £130 -
West Midlands -20 3 £130 -
North West -21 2 £600 +26.32% 2
North of England -27 2 £600 +83.21% 2
Ericsson
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 England region with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.58%) LTE
2 11 (25.58%) 3G
2 11 (25.58%) 4G
3 10 (23.26%) Project Management
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco
4 8 (18.60%) 2G
4 8 (18.60%) VMware
5 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (16.28%) Huawei
5 7 (16.28%) MPLS
5 7 (16.28%) Remedy
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) Solaris
5 7 (16.28%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (16.28%) VoLTE
6 6 (13.95%) Linux
6 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) Unix
6 6 (13.95%) DNS
6 6 (13.95%) CCNA
6 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (11.63%) Juniper
7 5 (11.63%) CCNP
7 5 (11.63%) Nokia
7 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (11.63%) Finance

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 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) 3G
1 11 (25.58%) 4G
1 11 (25.58%) LTE
2 8 (18.60%) 2G
3 7 (16.28%) MPLS
3 7 (16.28%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (16.28%) VoLTE
3 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (13.95%) DNS
5 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.98%) BGP
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.98%) Firewall
6 3 (6.98%) Junos
6 3 (6.98%) MRTG
6 3 (6.98%) OSPF
6 3 (6.98%) SNMP
6 3 (6.98%) TACACS
6 3 (6.98%) VPN
6 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
1 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.98%) SQLite
2 2 (4.65%) Redis
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.98%) Robot Framework
General
1 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Voice Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) 4G Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) OSS Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) 3G Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Field Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Designer
5 2 (4.65%) RF Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) JSON
2 2 (4.65%) Kafka
2 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.65%) REST
2 2 (4.65%) SOAP
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.98%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Solaris
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) CentOS
3 3 (6.98%) Debian
3 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Project Management
2 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.30%) Network Management
4 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.98%) Fault Management
5 3 (6.98%) Logistics
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design
5 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Task Automation
5 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.65%) BCP
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) DNA
6 2 (4.65%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.65%) People Management
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Bourne shell
1 3 (6.98%) Java
1 3 (6.98%) Perl
1 3 (6.98%) PHP
1 3 (6.98%) Python
1 3 (6.98%) Ruby
2 2 (4.65%) XPath
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) CCNA
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) KVM
2 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Ansible
1 3 (6.98%) Cacti
1 3 (6.98%) collectd
1 3 (6.98%) Grafana
1 3 (6.98%) Graphite
1 3 (6.98%) Icinga
1 3 (6.98%) Kibana
1 3 (6.98%) logstash
1 3 (6.98%) Nagios
1 3 (6.98%) Netcool
1 3 (6.98%) Observium
1 3 (6.98%) OpenNMS
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.98%) Prometheus
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
1 3 (6.98%) Salt
1 3 (6.98%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.65%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.33%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Huawei
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) Remedy
4 5 (11.63%) Juniper
4 5 (11.63%) Nokia
5 4 (9.30%) Veritas
6 3 (6.98%) BT
6 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.98%) Crossbeam
6 3 (6.98%) Dell
6 3 (6.98%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.98%) Splunk
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
7 2 (4.65%) Aastra
7 2 (4.65%) Meraki