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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 28 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.20% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the General category 9.52% 0.90% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£253 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.52% +28.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Electronics
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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
126 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.06% 43.02% 54.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 57
Average daily rate £350 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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
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 19 September 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) Telecoms
2 22 (78.57%) Manufacturing
2 22 (78.57%) Programme Management
3 21 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (75.00%) Marketing
3 21 (75.00%) Finance
3 21 (75.00%) SAP
3 21 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (75.00%) DTV
3 21 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (35.71%) HP
5 9 (32.14%) 3GPP
6 8 (28.57%) GPRS
6 8 (28.57%) DNS
6 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
8 6 (21.43%) ISEB
8 6 (21.43%) SOA
8 6 (21.43%) SOAP
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) LTE
8 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.86%) VoLTE
9 5 (17.86%) 4G
9 5 (17.86%) J2EE
9 5 (17.86%) Web Services

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Force.com
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) 3GPP
2 8 (28.57%) GPRS
2 8 (28.57%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) LTE
4 5 (17.86%) VoLTE
4 5 (17.86%) 4G
4 5 (17.86%) GSM
5 4 (14.29%) Firewall
5 4 (14.29%) Wireless
5 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.29%) WCDMA
5 4 (14.29%) UMTS
6 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
6 3 (10.71%) ZigBee
6 3 (10.71%) HSPA
6 3 (10.71%) IPv6
6 3 (10.71%) 3G
6 3 (10.71%) 2G
6 3 (10.71%) INAP
7 2 (7.14%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Ant
2 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 27 (96.43%) Telecoms
2 22 (78.57%) Manufacturing
3 21 (75.00%) Marketing
3 21 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Remedy Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) OSS Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) SOAP
2 5 (17.86%) J2EE
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
4 3 (10.71%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) Visualforce
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) WAP
6 1 (3.57%) WML
6 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
6 1 (3.57%) CPAN
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) DTV
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 3 (10.71%) CMDB
5 2 (7.14%) Firmware
6 1 (3.57%) Wiki
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Learning Management System
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Programme Management
2 21 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) ITSM
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) Information Management
5 4 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Process Management
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Apex Code
2 2 (7.14%) SOQL
2 2 (7.14%) SOSL
3 1 (3.57%) Groovy
3 1 (3.57%) C-shell
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.71%) PMP
2 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) YUM
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) SAP
2 10 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (14.29%) Siebel
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) BMC
5 3 (10.71%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Google
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Vignette
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) BEA
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Agilent
7 1 (3.57%) Comptel
7 1 (3.57%) NetCracker
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