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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 98 90 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Contract jobs citing Electronics 28 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 1.40% 0.16%
As % of the General category 2.58% 3.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 2
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£325 £383 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +29.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £245 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
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
1084 1021 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.90% 42.17% 49.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 437 504
Average daily rate £377 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 20
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Bracknell -1 8 £322 -17.43% 1
Reading -1 8 £325 -21.21% 14
Newbury -8 3 £485 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £371 -
Slough -17 1 £450 +78.21% 4
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 35 (58.33%) SAP
3 32 (53.33%) Marketing
4 31 (51.67%) Manufacturing
5 30 (50.00%) Finance
5 30 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
6 29 (48.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 29 (48.33%) Programme Management
6 29 (48.33%) DTV
6 29 (48.33%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (25.00%) Degree
8 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
9 12 (20.00%) MS Office
9 12 (20.00%) LTE
10 11 (18.33%) 4G
10 11 (18.33%) UNIX
10 11 (18.33%) Linux
11 10 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
12 9 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (15.00%) 3G
13 8 (13.33%) IPsec
13 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
13 8 (13.33%) PKI
13 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
14 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (11.67%) ITIL
15 6 (10.00%) Java
15 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
15 6 (10.00%) 3GPP

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.00%) MS Office
3 9 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (5.00%) InDesign
4 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.67%) SPSS
6 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (48.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) LTE
2 11 (18.33%) 4G
3 10 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (15.00%) 3G
5 8 (13.33%) IPsec
6 6 (10.00%) 3GPP
6 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.00%) 2G
8 2 (3.33%) FCAPS
8 2 (3.33%) VPN
8 2 (3.33%) DNS
8 2 (3.33%) DHCP
8 2 (3.33%) IKE
8 2 (3.33%) SNMP
8 2 (3.33%) MPLS
8 2 (3.33%) OSPF
8 2 (3.33%) BGP
8 2 (3.33%) VRRP
8 2 (3.33%) HSRP
9 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.33%) MS Access
1 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.67%) QlikView
2 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 32 (53.33%) Marketing
3 31 (51.67%) Manufacturing
4 30 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Analyst
2 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (3.33%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.33%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Copywriter
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 1 (1.67%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
1 3 (5.00%) CSS
1 3 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) HTML5
2 2 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (1.67%) POSIX
3 1 (1.67%) SWT
3 1 (1.67%) RESTful
3 1 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) DTV
2 8 (13.33%) PKI
2 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Wiki
6 1 (1.67%) Social Network
6 1 (1.67%) Physics
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) UNIX
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) SUSE
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 29 (48.33%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (48.33%) Programme Management
3 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.33%) Line Management
6 4 (6.67%) Android Development
6 4 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.00%) Creative Marketing
7 3 (5.00%) Release Management
7 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.00%) Change Management
7 3 (5.00%) Change Control
8 2 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) C
2 5 (8.33%) C++
3 4 (6.67%) Assembly Language
3 4 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (5.00%) SQL
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ACCA
3 2 (3.33%) CIMA
3 2 (3.33%) HNC
3 2 (3.33%) HND
3 2 (3.33%) CCNP
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) IEC 61508
2 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) SAP
2 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.00%) TOWER Software
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 4 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Adobe
7 2 (3.33%) CA
7 2 (3.33%) Remedy
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) hybris
8 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.67%) F5
8 1 (1.67%) Tableau
8 1 (1.67%) Facebook
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter
8 1 (1.67%) Cognos
8 1 (1.67%) EMC
8 1 (1.67%) Avaya
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