The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ericsson
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - 24 17
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 0 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 1.34% 5.48%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.46% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £290 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £270 £283
% change year-on-year -5.55% -4.42%  
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 Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 87 122 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 62.14% 54.46% 52.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 72 83
Median daily rate £425 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £520 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +29.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ericsson in Slough

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

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

1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) IGMP
2 3 (42.86%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) IPTV
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Video on Demand
2 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) MVNO
2 3 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) ICMP
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) RSVP
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) ICMP
1 3 (42.86%) IGMP
1 3 (42.86%) MVNO
1 3 (42.86%) SNMP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) 2G
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) ATM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
2 2 (28.57%) GGSN
2 2 (28.57%) Multicast
2 2 (28.57%) SGSN
2 2 (28.57%) VPLS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) IPTV
1 3 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (42.86%) Video on Demand
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCIP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Huawei
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cramer
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Tellabs