The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 31 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.68% 7.69% 2.09%
As % of the General category 1.57% 15.38% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£370 £255 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.09% -38.92%
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 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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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 Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
127 130 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 43.34% 50.00% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 70 59
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.66% -
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 Slough

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

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

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (50.00%) DTV
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) WiMAX
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (16.67%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 3G
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) WiMAX
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
1 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) UMTS
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Author
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Writer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) DTV
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco