The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ericsson
UK
Rank 550 562 403
Rank change year-on-year +12 -159  
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 43 82 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.35% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 57
Median daily rate £205 £270 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.07% -4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £264 £283
% change year-on-year -3.22% -6.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20016 23252 23937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12337 14081 13513
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 804 1001
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ericsson in the UK

Ericsson
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ericsson over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ericsson in the UK

Ericsson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ericsson in the UK

Ericsson
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ericsson within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England -13 38 £205 -26.78% 4
South East -7 18 £250 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +9 15 - - 1
Reading +11 12 - -
London +23 9 £205 -48.81%
North West +26 3 £400 +48.14% 3
Manchester +14 3 £400 - 3
West Midlands +9 2 - -
Surrey 0 2 - -
Guildford -4 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £175 -
Essex - 2 £175 -
Yorkshire +15 1 £260 -25.71%
Coventry +1 1 - -
Birmingham -1 1 - -
Newbury -1 1 - -
Margate - 1 £250 -
Leeds - 1 £260 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £260 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £250 -

Ericsson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 77 (60.63%) Telecoms
2 57 (44.88%) LTE
3 51 (40.16%) Huawei
4 47 (37.01%) Microsoft
5 46 (36.22%) ITIL
6 43 (33.86%) 2G
6 43 (33.86%) 3G
7 42 (33.07%) MS Excel
8 41 (32.28%) Nokia
9 40 (31.50%) VoLTE
10 39 (30.71%) Project Management
11 38 (29.92%) Remedy
11 38 (29.92%) Management Information System
12 37 (29.13%) PRINCE2
13 36 (28.35%) ITIL V3
14 35 (27.56%) Wi-Fi
15 34 (26.77%) MS Project
16 33 (25.98%) 4G
17 18 (14.17%) SLA
18 16 (12.60%) Nokia Networks
19 15 (11.81%) Cisco
19 15 (11.81%) TCP/IP
19 15 (11.81%) Juniper
20 14 (11.02%) CCNP
20 14 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
20 14 (11.02%) Radio Access Network
21 12 (9.45%) CCNA
21 12 (9.45%) GSM
21 12 (9.45%) UMTS
22 11 (8.66%) MS Office

Ericsson
Top Related IT Skills 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 42 (33.07%) MS Excel
2 34 (26.77%) MS Project
3 11 (8.66%) MS Office
4 7 (5.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 57 (44.88%) LTE
2 43 (33.86%) 2G
2 43 (33.86%) 3G
3 40 (31.50%) VoLTE
4 35 (27.56%) Wi-Fi
5 33 (25.98%) 4G
6 15 (11.81%) TCP/IP
7 14 (11.02%) Radio Access Network
8 12 (9.45%) GSM
8 12 (9.45%) UMTS
9 9 (7.09%) SNMP
9 9 (7.09%) Wireshark
10 8 (6.30%) RNC
11 7 (5.51%) DNS
11 7 (5.51%) VLAN
12 6 (4.72%) BGP
12 6 (4.72%) Ethernet
12 6 (4.72%) HTTP
12 6 (4.72%) MGW
12 6 (4.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 77 (60.63%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.09%) Back Office
3 7 (5.51%) Billing
4 4 (3.15%) Finance
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 3 (2.36%) French Language
6 2 (1.57%) Electronics
6 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) Project Manager
2 34 (26.77%) Voice Project Manager
3 11 (8.66%) Field Engineer
3 11 (8.66%) Optimisation Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Core Network Project Manager
4 10 (7.87%) Network Manager
4 10 (7.87%) Network Project Manager
5 9 (7.09%) 3G Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) 4G Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Coordinator
7 7 (5.51%) Radio Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Project Coordinator
9 5 (3.94%) Telecoms Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) Middleware
2 2 (1.57%) .NET
2 2 (1.57%) REST
2 2 (1.57%) SOAP
2 2 (1.57%) Web Services
2 2 (1.57%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.51%) Over-the-Top Content
3 6 (4.72%) IPTV
3 6 (4.72%) Video on Demand
4 3 (2.36%) STB
5 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) Linux
2 7 (5.51%) Unix
3 5 (3.94%) Windows
4 4 (3.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) ITIL
2 39 (30.71%) Project Management
3 37 (29.13%) PRINCE2
4 36 (28.35%) ITIL V3
5 9 (7.09%) Network Design
6 8 (6.30%) Performance Management
7 7 (5.51%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.72%) CRM
9 5 (3.94%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 3 (2.36%) Capacity Management
11 3 (2.36%) Change Control
11 3 (2.36%) Logistics
11 3 (2.36%) Network Optimisation
11 3 (2.36%) Presales
11 3 (2.36%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.36%) Test Management
11 3 (2.36%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) SQL
2 3 (2.36%) C
2 3 (2.36%) Java
2 3 (2.36%) Perl
3 2 (1.57%) C#
3 2 (1.57%) C++
3 2 (1.57%) Ruby
4 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) CCNP
1 14 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (9.45%) CCNA
3 9 (7.09%) CCIE
4 7 (5.51%) Degree
5 3 (2.36%) CCIP
5 3 (2.36%) JNCIA
5 3 (2.36%) PMP
6 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.79%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Nagios
2 3 (2.36%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.57%) Netcool
4 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (40.16%) Huawei
2 47 (37.01%) Microsoft
3 41 (32.28%) Nokia
4 38 (29.92%) Remedy
5 16 (12.60%) Nokia Networks
6 15 (11.81%) Cisco
6 15 (11.81%) Juniper
7 11 (8.66%) Nortel
8 8 (6.30%) NEC
9 5 (3.94%) VMware
10 4 (3.15%) Cramer
10 4 (3.15%) Oracle
10 4 (3.15%) Tellabs
10 4 (3.15%) Virgin Media
11 3 (2.36%) Amdocs
11 3 (2.36%) BT
11 3 (2.36%) Greenplum
11 3 (2.36%) Mapinfo
11 3 (2.36%) Samsung
11 3 (2.36%) ZyXEL
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