Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 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.

Ericsson
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 301 306
Rank change year-on-year -32 +5 -19
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 43 80 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.99% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 51
South East median daily rate £375 £290 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% - +7.41%
10th Percentile £232 £220 £213
90th Percentile £455 £488 £343
England median daily rate £375 £290 £288
% change year-on-year +29.31% +0.87% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8098 8073 9196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.10% 48.41% 47.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4652 4641 5141
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £238 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £534
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 403 436
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -13.93% +19.94%
10th Percentile £10.20 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £45.25
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ericsson as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ericsson in the South East

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ericsson in the South East

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ericsson in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ericsson in the South East

Ericsson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ericsson in the South East

Ericsson
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -41 24 £325 +12.07%
Berkshire -42 23 £313 +8.04%
Hampshire +26 16 £400 -15.79%
Surrey -18 2 £335 +26.42%
Buckinghamshire -24 1 £325 -27.13%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Ericsson
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 23 (53.49%) Telecoms
2 15 (34.88%) MVNO
3 13 (30.23%) Network Management
3 13 (30.23%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (30.23%) Customer Requirements
3 13 (30.23%) Huawei
4 12 (27.91%) Project Management
4 12 (27.91%) 4G
5 11 (25.58%) Motorola
6 10 (23.26%) Nokia
6 10 (23.26%) LTE
7 9 (20.93%) Validation
7 9 (20.93%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (18.60%) Network Design
8 8 (18.60%) MPLS
8 8 (18.60%) ITIL
9 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (16.28%) VoIP
9 7 (16.28%) 3G
9 7 (16.28%) Service Management
9 7 (16.28%) Degree
9 7 (16.28%) Billing
9 7 (16.28%) Test Management
9 7 (16.28%) PMO
10 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.95%) Change Control
10 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
10 6 (13.95%) Remedy
11 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
11 5 (11.63%) 2G

Ericsson
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.30%) Maya
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) MVNO
2 13 (30.23%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (27.91%) 4G
4 10 (23.26%) LTE
5 8 (18.60%) MPLS
6 7 (16.28%) 3G
6 7 (16.28%) VoIP
7 5 (11.63%) 2G
7 5 (11.63%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (9.30%) Firewall
8 4 (9.30%) LAN
8 4 (9.30%) RNC
8 4 (9.30%) SNMP
8 4 (9.30%) VPN
9 3 (6.98%) BGP
9 3 (6.98%) DNS
9 3 (6.98%) IPsec
9 3 (6.98%) Network Security
9 3 (6.98%) OSPF
9 3 (6.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MS Access
2 2 (4.65%) DB2
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) Sisense
General
1 23 (53.49%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Billing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) French Language
3 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) BSS Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Provisioning Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Planning Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Programme Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Programme Planning Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Engineering Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) IP Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) 3G Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 4G Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Ericsson BSS Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Ericsson Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
1 2 (4.65%) REST
1 2 (4.65%) SOAP
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Customer Requirements
1 13 (30.23%) Network Management
2 12 (27.91%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (20.93%) Validation
4 8 (18.60%) ITIL
4 8 (18.60%) Network Design
5 7 (16.28%) Service Management
5 7 (16.28%) Test Management
6 6 (13.95%) Change Control
7 5 (11.63%) Business Development
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.30%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (9.30%) Workflow
9 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.98%) High Availability
9 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.98%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Java
1 2 (4.65%) Perl
1 2 (4.65%) Python
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) PMO
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
3 2 (4.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Netcool
1 2 (4.65%) OpenView
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Huawei
2 11 (25.58%) Motorola
3 10 (23.26%) Nokia
4 6 (13.95%) Remedy
5 4 (9.30%) Amdocs
6 3 (6.98%) Brocade
6 3 (6.98%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (4.65%) Samsung
8 1 (2.33%) BT
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.33%) NEC
8 1 (2.33%) Nortel
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Virgin Media