The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 60 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the General category 2.55% 0.72% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£373 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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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 Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
353 276 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 37.75% 31.22% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 95 164
Average daily rate £383 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (52.63%) LTE
2 10 (52.63%) 4G
2 10 (52.63%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (47.37%) SAP
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 8 (42.11%) 3G
4 8 (42.11%) IPsec
4 8 (42.11%) PKI
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (36.84%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) 3GPP
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) DTV
7 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (26.32%) Marketing
7 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
7 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
7 5 (26.32%) Line Management
8 4 (21.05%) TOWER Software
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LTE
1 10 (52.63%) 4G
1 10 (52.63%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (42.11%) IPsec
2 8 (42.11%) 3G
3 6 (31.58%) 3GPP
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) 2G
4 2 (10.53%) FCAPS
4 2 (10.53%) HSRP
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) IKE
4 2 (10.53%) SNMP
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (26.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (5.26%) Architect
1 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Tester
1 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
1 1 (5.26%) Analyst
1 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
1 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
1 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
1 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
1 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
1 1 (5.26%) Incident Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Senior Incident Manager
1 1 (5.26%) UAT Test Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
1 1 (5.26%) UAT Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Storage Architect
1 1 (5.26%) Storage Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) PKI
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
1 5 (26.32%) Line Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) HNC
2 2 (10.53%) HND
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) SAP
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) TOWER Software
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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