The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 131 103 125
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing Electronics 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.50% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.52% 1.43% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £295 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £8.75 £34.00 £10.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.26% +236.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
970 839 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.58% 34.71% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 375 555
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 42
Average hourly rate £31.53 £20.50 £15.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.79% +35.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Electronics
England

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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 4 £295 - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Stress Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) ANSYS
3 4 (36.36%) Finite Element Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) SolidWorks
3 4 (36.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) CAD
3 4 (36.36%) DTV
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) B2B
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Social Media
4 3 (27.27%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Internet

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Project Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Account Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) DTV
2 3 (27.27%) Social Media
3 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) NPfIT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) CAD
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
1 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Finite Element Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (36.36%) Stress Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Business Development
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) SolidWorks
1 4 (36.36%) ANSYS
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