The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ericsson
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 50 62 58
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 12 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.82% 1.88% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 3.44% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £303 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.31%  
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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 324 553 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.17% 54.81% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 286 240
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.60 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.02% +158.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ericsson in Reading

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 43 (84.31%) ITIL
2 41 (80.39%) LTE
3 40 (78.43%) Telecoms
4 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
4 35 (68.63%) VoLTE
5 34 (66.67%) ITIL V3
5 34 (66.67%) PRINCE2
5 34 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 34 (66.67%) MS Project
5 34 (66.67%) Remedy
5 34 (66.67%) Project Management
5 34 (66.67%) Management Information System
5 34 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (33.33%) 2G
6 17 (33.33%) 3G
6 17 (33.33%) 4G
7 16 (31.37%) Huawei
7 16 (31.37%) Nokia
8 9 (17.65%) Back Office
8 9 (17.65%) Nokia Networks
8 9 (17.65%) Wireshark
8 9 (17.65%) CCIE
8 9 (17.65%) CCNP
8 9 (17.65%) CCNA
8 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (17.65%) Juniper
8 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 9 (17.65%) Cisco
9 6 (11.76%) UMTS
9 6 (11.76%) Radio Access Network

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 34 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 34 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 41 (80.39%) LTE
2 35 (68.63%) VoLTE
3 34 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (33.33%) 2G
4 17 (33.33%) 3G
4 17 (33.33%) 4G
5 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 9 (17.65%) Wireshark
6 6 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (11.76%) UMTS
7 5 (9.80%) GSM
7 5 (9.80%) MGW
7 5 (9.80%) UTRAN
8 1 (1.96%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (1.96%) Wireless
General
1 40 (78.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) French Language
3 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 34 (66.67%) Voice Project Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Core Network Project Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Network Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Network Project Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 3G Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 4G Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Radio Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Telecoms Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Coordinator
6 1 (1.96%) Implementation Coordinator
6 1 (1.96%) LTE Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (1.96%) UMTS Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 34 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) ITIL
2 34 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 34 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 34 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (1.96%) Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (1.96%) Network Performance Management
3 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) CCIE
1 9 (17.65%) CCNA
1 9 (17.65%) CCNP
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PMO
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 34 (66.67%) Remedy
3 16 (31.37%) Huawei
3 16 (31.37%) Nokia
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) Juniper
4 9 (17.65%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (1.96%) Samsung