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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 115 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 10 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.89% 0.88% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£488 £363 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% +113.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
1122 1141 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.30% 43.37% 48.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 538 383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.90 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Slough - 4 £488 - 8
Reading +2 2 £600 +41.17% 11
Newbury - 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 £400 - 1
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (75.00%) SAP
1 15 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) DTV
1 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
1 15 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 15 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 15 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 15 (75.00%) Marketing
1 15 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (20.00%) BMC
3 4 (20.00%) Remedy
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) CMDB
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (5.00%) IPsec
1 1 (5.00%) 2G
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) ISUP
1 1 (5.00%) INAP
1 1 (5.00%) SS7
1 1 (5.00%) 3G
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) FishEye
2 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
1 15 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 15 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Avionics
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Remedy Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) OSS Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) Sass
3 1 (5.00%) LESS
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) DTV
2 4 (20.00%) CMDB
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 15 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) CAD
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) BMC
2 4 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos
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