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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 46 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Electronics 12 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.98% 0.96% 0.17%
As % of the General category 7.06% 3.16% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £306 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.59% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +21.42%

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
170 190 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.10% 30.25% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 117 126
Median daily rate £388 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £14.70 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (44.44%) Network Security
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 3 (16.67%) Logistics
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) ATM
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) SAP
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Veritas
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (11.11%) AirMagnet
8 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
8 2 (11.11%) Presales

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Network Security
2 3 (16.67%) ATM
3 2 (11.11%) 802.11
3 2 (11.11%) BGP
3 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Frame Relay
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) MPLS
3 2 (11.11%) OSPF
3 2 (11.11%) PPP
3 2 (11.11%) RIP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Moq
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (11.11%) Architect
1 2 (11.11%) Developer
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Database Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Logistics
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Escalation Management
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (11.11%) Presales
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCDA
2 2 (11.11%) CCDP
2 2 (11.11%) CCIE
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) SRDF
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Veritas
3 2 (11.11%) AirMagnet
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata
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