The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ericsson
England / North West
Rank 127 155 129
Rank change year-on-year +28 -26  
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 3 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.10% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.24% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £400 £270 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £270 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £264 £283
% change year-on-year -3.22% -6.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

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

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1097 1663 1614
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.19% 43.50% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 913 787
Median daily rate £394 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 110 85
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -0.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.33 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ericsson in the North West

Ericsson
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Manchester +9 3 £400 - 3
Ericsson
England

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 4 (57.14%) 3G
1 4 (57.14%) 2G
1 4 (57.14%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) 4G
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) NEC
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) ZyXEL
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (14.29%) Foundry
4 1 (14.29%) RNC
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Node B
4 1 (14.29%) Tellabs
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) 2G
1 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4
4 1 (14.29%) IPv6
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Node B
4 1 (14.29%) RNC
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Controller
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Performance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Controller
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) NEC
3 2 (28.57%) ZyXEL
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Foundry
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Tellabs