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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 91 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 32 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the General category 3.23% 0.86% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 1
Average daily rate £343 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £48.00 £32.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% +116.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
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
991 1164 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.15% 43.32% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 518 550
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.50 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bracknell +18 21 £332 -16.93% 3
Reading -2 8 £419 -30.20% 9
Slough +5 1 £300 -
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 42 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 41 (68.33%) Telecoms
2 41 (68.33%) Marketing
3 40 (66.67%) Finance
4 39 (65.00%) Programme Management
4 39 (65.00%) SAP
4 39 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (65.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 39 (65.00%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (20.00%) Project Management
6 11 (18.33%) Migration
7 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
7 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.33%) Data Architecture
8 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.67%) Oracle
9 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
9 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (11.67%) Degree
10 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
10 6 (10.00%) Change Control
10 6 (10.00%) Data Quality
10 6 (10.00%) ITIL
10 6 (10.00%) Windows
10 6 (10.00%) Linux
10 6 (10.00%) Embedded C
11 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.33%) C++
11 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Drupal
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
1 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (65.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DHCP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
1 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (1.67%) 802.15
3 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) MPLS
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) MS Access
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.67%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 41 (68.33%) Marketing
2 41 (68.33%) Telecoms
3 40 (66.67%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Automotive
4 2 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Architect
2 8 (13.33%) Analyst
2 8 (13.33%) Data Architect
2 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Project Officer
5 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Data Integration Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Integration Architect
6 4 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) PMO Officer
6 4 (6.67%) Project Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) CSS
1 2 (3.33%) HTML
1 2 (3.33%) jQuery
1 2 (3.33%) POSIX
1 2 (3.33%) SWT
2 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.67%) CSS3
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
2 1 (1.67%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.67%) Qt
2 1 (1.67%) React
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Physics
4 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.33%) STB
5 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
1 39 (65.00%) Digital Marketing
1 39 (65.00%) Programme Management
2 12 (20.00%) Project Management
3 11 (18.33%) Migration
4 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Change Control
7 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.33%) Workflow
9 4 (6.67%) Budget Control
9 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 5 (8.33%) C++
3 4 (6.67%) C
3 4 (6.67%) Java
4 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) APMP
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.00%) Firmware
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (65.00%) SAP
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) BT
5 2 (3.33%) EMC
5 2 (3.33%) F5
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Juniper
5 2 (3.33%) NetApp
5 2 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.67%) Aruba
6 1 (1.67%) Huawei
6 1 (1.67%) Nokia
6 1 (1.67%) Sage
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