The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 246 271 263
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing ASIC 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.032% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £254
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
ASIC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2239 3089 3133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.32% 32.41% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1224 1770 1739
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 183 179
Median hourly rate £19.63 £21.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ASIC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ASIC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ASIC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ASIC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ASIC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ASIC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
ASIC
England

ASIC
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ASIC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) Military
1 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (83.33%) Requirements Management
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
1 5 (83.33%) V-Model
1 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (83.33%) Network Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CESG
2 4 (66.67%) Firmware
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) ASIC Verification
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) ASIC Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Hardware Verification Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IP Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior ASIC Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (66.67%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) ASIC Verification
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Requirements Management
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
1 5 (83.33%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
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