The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 101 110 114
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 29 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the General category 2.50% 1.29% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
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£356 £285 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Electronics
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1160 1160 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.12% 42.99% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 535 385
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £25.18 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics across the Berkshire region.

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Berkshire region.

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 9 - - 9
Bracknell +2 3 £225 - 1
Slough -8 3 - - 2
Newbury - 1 £388 -
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Electronics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronics.

1 33 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 21 (53.85%) SAP
3 18 (46.15%) Marketing
4 17 (43.59%) Degree
5 16 (41.03%) Finance
5 16 (41.03%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (38.46%) Manufacturing
6 15 (38.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (38.46%) Programme Management
6 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (38.46%) DTV
7 12 (30.77%) MS Office
8 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.08%) 3G
8 9 (23.08%) LTE
8 9 (23.08%) 4G
9 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
9 8 (20.51%) Linux
9 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (15.38%) TOWER Software
10 6 (15.38%) Line Management
11 5 (12.82%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (12.82%) IPsec
11 5 (12.82%) PKI
11 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (12.82%) 3GPP
11 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Electronics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) Mule
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (7.69%) InDesign
5 1 (2.56%) SPSS
5 1 (2.56%) RoboHelp
5 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
5 1 (2.56%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 15 (38.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) 3G
1 9 (23.08%) LTE
1 9 (23.08%) 4G
2 5 (12.82%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) 3GPP
2 5 (12.82%) IPsec
3 2 (5.13%) WiMAX
3 2 (5.13%) SGSN
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) SS7
3 2 (5.13%) ISUP
3 2 (5.13%) SCCP
3 2 (5.13%) INAP
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) IPv4
4 1 (2.56%) IPv6
4 1 (2.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) QlikView
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 18 (46.15%) Marketing
3 16 (41.03%) Finance
4 15 (38.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
5 1 (2.56%) Military
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Design Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Junior
3 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Author
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Author
4 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Remedy Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Copywriter
4 2 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Incident Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Programme Coordinator
5 1 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) SOAP
2 2 (5.13%) RESTful
2 2 (5.13%) HTML5
2 2 (5.13%) CSS3
3 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) Sass
3 1 (2.56%) LESS
3 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) DTV
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.82%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Social Network
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.82%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (38.46%) Programme Management
2 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) Line Management
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Creative Marketing
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) ITSM
7 2 (5.13%) Budget Control
7 2 (5.13%) BDD
7 2 (5.13%) Change Control
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Java
1 3 (7.69%) C
2 2 (5.13%) C++
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.56%) Groovy
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) SAP
2 6 (15.38%) TOWER Software
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe
5 2 (5.13%) BMC
5 2 (5.13%) Remedy
5 2 (5.13%) Cognos
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Tableau
6 1 (2.56%) Facebook
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
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