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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 90 93 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Contract jobs citing Electronics 29 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 1.24% 0.33%
As % of the General category 2.67% 2.87% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 3
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£322 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% -10.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
1086 1079 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.32% 43.13% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 472 444
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 22
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £34.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 9 £373 -9.69% 8
Bracknell -4 5 £322 -17.43%
Slough -13 3 £290 +13.72%
Newbury - 1 £275 - 7
Wokingham - 1 £310 -
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (53.33%) SAP
3 28 (46.67%) Marketing
4 26 (43.33%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (43.33%) Finance
5 25 (41.67%) Manufacturing
5 25 (41.67%) DTV
5 25 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (41.67%) Programme Management
5 25 (41.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 20 (33.33%) Degree
7 16 (26.67%) LTE
8 15 (25.00%) 4G
9 14 (23.33%) MS Office
9 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
10 13 (21.67%) 3G
11 12 (20.00%) Linux
12 11 (18.33%) UNIX
12 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
13 10 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
14 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (13.33%) PKI
15 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (13.33%) IPsec
15 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
16 7 (11.67%) C
16 7 (11.67%) TOWER Software
17 6 (10.00%) C++
17 6 (10.00%) Java

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Mule
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Office
1 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.00%) InDesign
4 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.67%) SPSS
5 1 (1.67%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.67%) FrameMaker
5 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (41.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) LTE
2 15 (25.00%) 4G
3 13 (21.67%) 3G
4 10 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (13.33%) IPsec
6 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.00%) 3GPP
7 4 (6.67%) DNS
8 3 (5.00%) Wireless
8 3 (5.00%) 2G
9 2 (3.33%) WiMAX
9 2 (3.33%) FCAPS
9 2 (3.33%) SGSN
9 2 (3.33%) VPN
9 2 (3.33%) HSRP
9 2 (3.33%) UMTS
9 2 (3.33%) DHCP
9 2 (3.33%) IKE
9 2 (3.33%) SNMP
9 2 (3.33%) MPLS
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 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Selenium
1 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 28 (46.67%) Marketing
3 26 (43.33%) Finance
4 25 (41.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Billing
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Developer
3 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Junior
4 3 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (5.00%) Architect
4 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 2 (3.33%) Author
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Author
5 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.33%) Copywriter
5 2 (3.33%) Programme Coordinator
5 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (1.67%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
1 3 (5.00%) CSS
1 3 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) SOAP
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) RESTful
2 2 (3.33%) HTML5
2 2 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.67%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) DTV
2 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.33%) PKI
4 4 (6.67%) Device Driver
5 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) Wiki
7 1 (1.67%) Social Network
7 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) UNIX
3 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.67%) Android
4 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.67%) Windows
6 1 (1.67%) SUSE
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Digital Marketing
2 25 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (41.67%) Programme Management
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.33%) Line Management
6 4 (6.67%) Android Development
6 4 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.67%) Change Control
6 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.00%) Creative Marketing
7 3 (5.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.00%) Release Management
7 3 (5.00%) Budget Control
8 2 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) C
2 6 (10.00%) C++
2 6 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) Assembly Language
4 3 (5.00%) Perl
4 3 (5.00%) SQL
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
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
4 1 (1.67%) ACCA
4 1 (1.67%) CIMA
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%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) SAP
2 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.67%) TOWER Software
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) Adobe
5 3 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) Remedy
6 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.67%) Tableau
7 1 (1.67%) Facebook
7 1 (1.67%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) Cognos
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) Avaya
7 1 (1.67%) CA
7 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
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