The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 94 121 131
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +10
Contract jobs citing Electronics 32 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the General category 3.00% 0.71% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £418 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1066 1121 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.44% 45.83% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 421 489
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £16.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.25 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Electronics
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Slough +18 19 £255 -38.92% 2
Bracknell - 4 £390 -
Reading +10 2 £413 - 5
Newbury - - - - 2
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 43 (91.49%) Telecoms
2 37 (78.72%) Manufacturing
3 36 (76.60%) Finance
3 36 (76.60%) Programme Management
4 35 (74.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 35 (74.47%) Marketing
4 35 (74.47%) Digital Marketing
4 35 (74.47%) DTV
4 35 (74.47%) SAP
4 35 (74.47%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (25.53%) Project Management
6 10 (21.28%) HP
7 9 (19.15%) 3GPP
8 8 (17.02%) GPRS
8 8 (17.02%) Java
8 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (17.02%) Degree
9 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.89%) Oracle
9 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.89%) DNS
9 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (12.77%) ISEB
10 6 (12.77%) SOAP
10 6 (12.77%) Resource Management
10 6 (12.77%) LTE
10 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (10.64%) VoLTE

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) Commerce Server
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) SPSS
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (74.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Force.com
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) 3GPP
2 8 (17.02%) GPRS
3 7 (14.89%) DNS
4 6 (12.77%) LTE
5 5 (10.64%) 4G
5 5 (10.64%) VoLTE
5 5 (10.64%) GSM
6 4 (8.51%) UMTS
6 4 (8.51%) WCDMA
6 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.51%) Wireless
7 3 (6.38%) Firewall
7 3 (6.38%) ZigBee
7 3 (6.38%) HSPA
7 3 (6.38%) IPv6
7 3 (6.38%) MPLS
7 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.26%) SSL
8 2 (4.26%) HTTP
8 2 (4.26%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.13%) QlikView
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Ant
2 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Hudson
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) TestNG
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 43 (91.49%) Telecoms
2 37 (78.72%) Manufacturing
3 36 (76.60%) Finance
4 35 (74.47%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) OSS Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Bid Manager
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.26%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) SOAP
2 5 (10.64%) J2EE
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) XML
4 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) Visualforce
6 1 (2.13%) JFace
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) WAP
6 1 (2.13%) CPAN
6 1 (2.13%) X-Windows
6 1 (2.13%) JSON
6 1 (2.13%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (74.47%) DTV
2 4 (8.51%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.26%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Programme Management
2 35 (74.47%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (74.47%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (25.53%) Project Management
4 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Resource Management
6 4 (8.51%) Information Management
6 4 (8.51%) SOA
7 3 (6.38%) Validation
7 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.38%) Change Control
7 3 (6.38%) Analytics
8 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.26%) Competitor Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) Ruby
2 2 (4.26%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.13%) C-shell
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) Korn
3 1 (2.13%) Groovy
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.64%) PMP
3 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.13%) NFS
2 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) YUM
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) SAP
2 10 (21.28%) HP
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
6 4 (8.51%) Siebel
7 2 (4.26%) hybris
7 2 (4.26%) ATG
7 2 (4.26%) Cramer
7 2 (4.26%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) Google
7 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.13%) BMC
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) BEA
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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