The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 93 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.68% 0.46% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
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£310 £328 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.34% -53.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.57 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +0.19%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
774 434 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.82% 33.16% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 249 194
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 23
Average hourly rate £33.64 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £12.77 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £17.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (94.44%) SAP
1 17 (94.44%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) DTV
1 17 (94.44%) Telecoms
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
1 17 (94.44%) Manufacturing
1 17 (94.44%) Programme Management
1 17 (94.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 17 (94.44%) Marketing
1 17 (94.44%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Server Building
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.11%) ATDD
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) XenApp
6 2 (11.11%) PaaS
6 2 (11.11%) Memory Management
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 17 (94.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Gradle
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (94.44%) Telecoms
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
1 17 (94.44%) Manufacturing
1 17 (94.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Objects Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Report Writer
2 5 (27.78%) Report Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Objects Report Writer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) C Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.56%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) WCF
1 2 (11.11%) Akka
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) DTV
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) Programme Management
1 17 (94.44%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (16.67%) Server Building
3 2 (11.11%) Memory Management
3 2 (11.11%) ATDD
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Perforce
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) HP