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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 129 130 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing Electronics 25 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.79% 0.51% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £295 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £295 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £8.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
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
1394 977 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.91% 31.49% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 536 380
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 56
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.53 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.80% +53.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.32 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.20 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -10 7 £365 +23.72% 6
Merseyside - 3 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £450 - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (90.63%) Manufacturing
2 28 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 28 (87.50%) Finance
2 28 (87.50%) Programme Management
2 28 (87.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (87.50%) Marketing
2 28 (87.50%) SAP
2 28 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (87.50%) DTV
2 28 (87.50%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (18.75%) MS Project
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Agresso
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (12.50%) NHS
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) UNIX
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.50%) hybris
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Commerce Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (18.75%) MS Project
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (87.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (15.63%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Wireless
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Modbus
2 1 (3.13%) Profibus
2 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.13%) DMZ
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) OSPF
2 1 (3.13%) BGP
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.13%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
1 2 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 29 (90.63%) Manufacturing
2 28 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 28 (87.50%) Finance
2 28 (87.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Clinical Coder
5 2 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (3.13%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management Officer
6 1 (3.13%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) Ajax
2 2 (6.25%) Spring MVC
2 2 (6.25%) Spring
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) JSP
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) XSD
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.13%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.13%) Akka
3 1 (3.13%) Autofac
3 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (87.50%) DTV
2 4 (12.50%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Celerra
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Programme Management
1 28 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.50%) OO
3 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.38%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) B2C
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) HL7
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Xen
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) hybris
4 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) Nortel
6 1 (3.13%) InterSystems
6 1 (3.13%) ATG