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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 65 81 99
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.79% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £242 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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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
253 458 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.21% 45.03% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 209 145
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.98% +118.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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
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 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP