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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 131 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Electronics 19 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.43% 0.075%
As % of the General category 1.38% 1.38% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 1
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£311 £331 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -52.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.00 £8.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.53% +197.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.33% -2.73%
Electronics
England

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
1373 943 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.51% 31.05% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 535 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +48.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £39.00 £43.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 -8 12 £310 -11.42% 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 42 (95.45%) SAP
1 42 (95.45%) Business Intelligence
1 42 (95.45%) DTV
1 42 (95.45%) Telecoms
1 42 (95.45%) Finance
1 42 (95.45%) Manufacturing
1 42 (95.45%) Programme Management
1 42 (95.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 42 (95.45%) Marketing
1 42 (95.45%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.64%) MS Project
6 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 5 (11.36%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.36%) MS Office
7 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.36%) UNIX
7 5 (11.36%) Linux
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) VMware

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Project
1 6 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 42 (95.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.55%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) DHCP
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.27%) DMZ
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) MPLS
4 1 (2.27%) OSPF
4 1 (2.27%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) VPLS
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.36%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.82%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.55%) Big Data
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
1 2 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 42 (95.45%) Telecoms
1 42 (95.45%) Finance
1 42 (95.45%) Manufacturing
1 42 (95.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Report Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Business Objects Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Report Writer
4 5 (11.36%) Business Objects Report Writer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) J2EE
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
1 2 (4.55%) JSP
1 2 (4.55%) XML
1 2 (4.55%) XSD
1 2 (4.55%) Spring
1 2 (4.55%) Ajax
1 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
1 2 (4.55%) WCF
1 2 (4.55%) jQuery
1 2 (4.55%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 42 (95.45%) DTV
2 4 (9.09%) NHS
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) Celerra
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Business Intelligence
1 42 (95.45%) Programme Management
1 42 (95.45%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Project Management
2 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.09%) OO
3 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 4 (9.09%) Server Building
4 3 (6.82%) Migration
4 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (6.82%) TDD
5 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Change Management
5 2 (4.55%) MVC
5 2 (4.55%) ETL
5 2 (4.55%) B2C
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C
3 2 (4.55%) C++
3 2 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) XenApp
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) XenServer
4 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) vCloud
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) SAP
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Citrix
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) hybris
5 3 (6.82%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Nortel
6 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.27%) Zerto
6 1 (2.27%) Brocade
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Lotus
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) InterSystems
6 1 (2.27%) ATG
6 1 (2.27%) HP
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