Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 740 707
Rank change year-on-year -56 -33 -30
Contract jobs citing Ericsson 81 141 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 81
UK median daily rate £375 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -4.35% +6.48%
10th Percentile £212 £220 £225
90th Percentile £540 £508 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £280 £270
% change year-on-year +33.93% +3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Ericsson
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ericsson as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ericsson in the UK

Ericsson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ericsson in the UK

Ericsson
Top 12 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 6 months to 21 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
England -26 78 £375 +29.31% 7
UK excluding London -13 66 £375 +33.93% 7
South East -36 43 £375 +29.31%
North of England +62 16 £328 +188.55% 7
London -26 13 £325 +18.18%
North West +28 10 £475 - 6
Yorkshire +27 6 £210 +85.02% 1
South West -10 3 £423 +16.55%
Scotland -6 2 £250 -
West Midlands +22 1 - -
Midlands +20 1 - -
East of England - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 21 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 with a requirement for Ericsson.

1 37 (45.68%) Telecoms
2 26 (32.10%) Nokia
2 26 (32.10%) Huawei
3 18 (22.22%) 4G
4 16 (19.75%) Network Management
5 15 (18.52%) MVNO
5 15 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (17.28%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (17.28%) Cisco
7 13 (16.05%) 3G
7 13 (16.05%) LTE
8 12 (14.81%) Project Management
8 12 (14.81%) VoIP
9 11 (13.58%) Motorola
9 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
10 10 (12.35%) Network Design
10 10 (12.35%) ATM
10 10 (12.35%) ITIL
10 10 (12.35%) DWDM
10 10 (12.35%) MPLS
11 9 (11.11%) 2G
11 9 (11.11%) Validation
11 9 (11.11%) DNS
11 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
11 9 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (8.64%) PMO
12 7 (8.64%) Change Control
12 7 (8.64%) RNC
12 7 (8.64%) Degree

Ericsson
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.23%) Drupal
1 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.94%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) 4G
2 15 (18.52%) MVNO
3 14 (17.28%) Radio Access Network
4 13 (16.05%) 3G
4 13 (16.05%) LTE
5 12 (14.81%) VoIP
6 10 (12.35%) ATM
6 10 (12.35%) DWDM
6 10 (12.35%) MPLS
7 9 (11.11%) 2G
7 9 (11.11%) DNS
8 7 (8.64%) Frame Relay
8 7 (8.64%) RNC
8 7 (8.64%) SDH
9 6 (7.41%) Broadband
9 6 (7.41%) Firewall
9 6 (7.41%) GGSN
9 6 (7.41%) MD110
9 6 (7.41%) SNMP
9 6 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) MS Access
2 2 (2.47%) DB2
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (45.68%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.64%) Billing
3 5 (6.17%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) French Language
4 2 (2.47%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (12.35%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (8.64%) BSS Engineer
2 7 (8.64%) Ericsson Engineer
3 6 (7.41%) Provisioning Engineer
4 5 (6.17%) Designer
4 5 (6.17%) Programme Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.94%) Design Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Field Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Network Designer
5 4 (4.94%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Planning Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Programme Planning Manager
6 3 (3.70%) 4G Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Engineering Specialist
6 3 (3.70%) Network Specialist
6 3 (3.70%) Optimisation Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Middleware
1 2 (2.47%) REST
1 2 (2.47%) SOAP
1 2 (2.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
2 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Network Management
2 15 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
3 12 (14.81%) Project Management
4 10 (12.35%) ITIL
4 10 (12.35%) Network Design
5 9 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (11.11%) Validation
6 7 (8.64%) Change Control
6 7 (8.64%) Service Management
6 7 (8.64%) Test Management
7 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.17%) Business Development
8 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.17%) Logistics
8 5 (6.17%) Network Planning
8 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.17%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.94%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (4.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) Perl
1 4 (4.94%) Python
1 4 (4.94%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) PHP
3 2 (2.47%) Java
4 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.94%) PMP
5 1 (1.23%) CCIE
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) PMO
1 7 (8.64%) SLA
2 5 (6.17%) QA
3 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.47%) Cacti
2 2 (2.47%) Nagios
2 2 (2.47%) Netcool
2 2 (2.47%) OpenNMS
2 2 (2.47%) OpenView
2 2 (2.47%) Puppet
2 2 (2.47%) RANCID
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) SCOM
2 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.23%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Huawei
1 26 (32.10%) Nokia
2 14 (17.28%) Cisco
3 11 (13.58%) Motorola
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 6 (7.41%) Remedy
4 6 (7.41%) RightFax
5 5 (6.17%) Amdocs
5 5 (6.17%) Brocade
6 4 (4.94%) Juniper
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.94%) NEC
6 4 (4.94%) Nortel
7 3 (3.70%) BT
7 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.70%) F5
7 3 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.70%) Tekelec
8 2 (2.47%) Foundry
8 2 (2.47%) Nokia Networks