The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 123 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.09% 0.67% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
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£313 £700 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.35% +460.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £8.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Electronics
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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 North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1007 1038 1226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.55% 35.22% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 516 638
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.89 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Manchester -11 3 £305 -56.42% 10
Cheshire - 1 £260 - 4
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (76.19%) DTV
1 16 (76.19%) Manufacturing
2 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 15 (71.43%) Programme Management
2 15 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (71.43%) SAP
2 15 (71.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (71.43%) Marketing
2 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 6 (28.57%) NHS
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (14.29%) MPEG
7 3 (14.29%) DVB
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Statistics
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (14.29%) STB
7 3 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (9.52%) IPTV
8 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (4.76%) Change Management
9 1 (4.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (4.76%) Workflow

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 15 (71.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) EDMS
General
1 16 (76.19%) Manufacturing
2 15 (71.43%) Marketing
2 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 15 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Actuary
3 3 (14.29%) Pricing Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Clinical Coder
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Author
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) DTV
2 6 (28.57%) NHS
3 3 (14.29%) MPEG
3 3 (14.29%) STB
3 3 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (9.52%) IPTV
5 1 (4.76%) Informatics
5 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) Programme Management
1 15 (71.43%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.76%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) iSOFT
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