The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 56 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Electronics 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% - 0.19%
As % of the General category 3.78% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£260 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Electronics
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
238 194 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.40% 34.95% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 116 82
Average daily rate £385 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £6.84 £10.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.60% -72.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics across the Birmingham region.

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Birmingham region.

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) DTV
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Automotive
3 3 (30.00%) German Language
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) C#

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) IPsec
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) German Language
3 3 (30.00%) Automotive
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) DTV
2 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Verint
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya