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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 114 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.96% 0.75% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£444 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.15% +11.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
1140 1073 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.97% 42.75% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 504 432
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 41
Average hourly rate £18.75 £25.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +49.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 -5 6 £374 -
Reading +10 2 £600 +80.04% 3
Newbury - - - -
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 42 (91.30%) Telecoms
2 37 (80.43%) Manufacturing
2 37 (80.43%) Programme Management
3 36 (78.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 36 (78.26%) Marketing
3 36 (78.26%) Digital Marketing
3 36 (78.26%) Finance
3 36 (78.26%) DTV
3 36 (78.26%) SAP
3 36 (78.26%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (21.74%) HP
5 9 (19.57%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 8 (17.39%) 3GPP
6 8 (17.39%) GPRS
6 8 (17.39%) Project Management
7 7 (15.22%) SOA
7 7 (15.22%) ISEB
7 7 (15.22%) DNS
7 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.04%) Service Management
8 6 (13.04%) ITSM
9 5 (10.87%) Remedy
9 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.87%) Web Services
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL
9 5 (10.87%) GSM

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.35%) Commerce Server
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) SPSS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (78.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (10.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) 3GPP
1 8 (17.39%) GPRS
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) GSM
3 5 (10.87%) VoLTE
3 5 (10.87%) 4G
3 5 (10.87%) LTE
4 4 (8.70%) UMTS
4 4 (8.70%) WCDMA
5 3 (6.52%) 3G
5 3 (6.52%) IPv6
5 3 (6.52%) INAP
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) 2G
5 3 (6.52%) Wireless
5 3 (6.52%) HSPA
5 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
5 3 (6.52%) ZigBee
6 2 (4.35%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) QlikView
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
1 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.17%) Ant
1 1 (2.17%) JUnit
1 1 (2.17%) TestLink
1 1 (2.17%) FishEye
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) TestNG
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 42 (91.30%) Telecoms
2 37 (80.43%) Manufacturing
3 36 (78.26%) Marketing
3 36 (78.26%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Remedy Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Designer
7 2 (4.35%) OSS Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Bid Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) WAP
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) WML
4 1 (2.17%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.17%) Sass
4 1 (2.17%) LESS
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) CSS3
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (78.26%) DTV
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) CMDB
4 4 (8.70%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.35%) Open Source
5 2 (4.35%) NHS
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Programme Management
2 36 (78.26%) Digital Marketing
2 36 (78.26%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Project Management
4 7 (15.22%) SOA
4 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.04%) Service Management
5 6 (13.04%) ITSM
6 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
7 4 (8.70%) Information Management
8 3 (6.52%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) BDD
8 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) Groovy
2 2 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ISEB
1 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) PMP
3 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) SAP
2 10 (21.74%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) Remedy
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) BMC
4 2 (4.35%) hybris
4 2 (4.35%) F5
4 2 (4.35%) Cognos
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) ATG
5 1 (2.17%) NetCracker
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Juniper
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) Agilent
5 1 (2.17%) Comptel
5 1 (2.17%) Google
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