The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 29 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.

Ericsson
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 136
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 0 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.14% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.34% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £225 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £257 £283
% change year-on-year -2.72% -9.02%  
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 South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1047 1165 1230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.60% 40.09% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 758 728
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 72 72
Median hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.25% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ericsson in the South West

Ericsson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ericsson in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS

Ericsson
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) RF Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) GSM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RF Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS Engineer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia