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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 23 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.09% 1.01% 2.97%
As % of the General category 2.06% 2.21% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +6.75%
Electronics
Berkshire

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
97 136 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 52.72% 45.79% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 78 75
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £189 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Panasonic
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) RS-232
2 1 (33.33%) RS-485
2 1 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
1 1 (33.33%) RS-485
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) PBX Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Panasonic
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens