The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 195 179 193
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Automotive 71 59 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the General category 2.09% 1.85% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £30.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.53% +14.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -4.76%
Automotive
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3394 3186 2919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.63% 35.98% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1758 1586 1330
Average daily rate £400 £377 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 149 157
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £13.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +2 25 £375 +15.38% 4
Berkshire -4 25 £425 +6.25% 6
Hampshire - 11 £450 - 3
Surrey +2 9 £388 +10.71% 10
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 6
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Automotive 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 Automotive.

1 56 (40.88%) Finance
2 29 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (18.25%) PRINCE2
4 24 (17.52%) Project Management
5 21 (15.33%) Business Analysis
6 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.22%) Retail
8 12 (8.76%) PRINCE
9 11 (8.03%) Electronics
10 10 (7.30%) SAP
11 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
11 9 (6.57%) Manufacturing
11 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.11%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.11%) Migration
12 7 (5.11%) Scrum
12 7 (5.11%) SQL
13 6 (4.38%) Windows
13 6 (4.38%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.38%) BPR
13 6 (4.38%) Marketing
13 6 (4.38%) User Stories
14 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
14 5 (3.65%) Change Control
14 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (3.65%) Degree
14 5 (3.65%) Data Analysis
14 5 (3.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (3.65%) VMware
14 5 (3.65%) Web Services

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Automotive 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 Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.46%) Lync
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) MS Project
2 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.19%) MS Office
5 2 (1.46%) Simulink
6 1 (0.73%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.73%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.73%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) LAN
1 3 (2.19%) WAN
1 3 (2.19%) InfiniBand
2 2 (1.46%) DNS
2 2 (1.46%) SAN
3 1 (0.73%) DWDM
3 1 (0.73%) X.500
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Selenium
1 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 56 (40.88%) Finance
2 14 (10.22%) Retail
3 11 (8.03%) Electronics
4 9 (6.57%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.38%) Marketing
6 4 (2.92%) Back Office
6 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) French Language
7 1 (0.73%) German Language
7 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 82 (59.85%) Analyst
2 65 (47.45%) Business Analyst
3 16 (11.68%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.57%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (6.57%) Financial Business Analyst
5 8 (5.84%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 7 (5.11%) Consultant
7 6 (4.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (4.38%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (3.65%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.65%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.19%) Developer
9 3 (2.19%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.19%) Architect
9 3 (2.19%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) Process Consultant
9 3 (2.19%) Administrator
9 3 (2.19%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) XML
2 3 (2.19%) .NET
3 2 (1.46%) Middleware
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (0.73%) jQuery
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.73%) D-Bus
4 1 (0.73%) REST
4 1 (0.73%) Laravel
4 1 (0.73%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.73%) J2EE
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.73%) SOAP
4 1 (0.73%) SAML
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.92%) DTV
3 3 (2.19%) Contract for Difference
3 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.19%) PMI
4 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.46%) iSeries
4 2 (1.46%) AS400
5 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.73%) FMCG
5 1 (0.73%) Telematics
5 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.38%) Windows
2 3 (2.19%) Linux
2 3 (2.19%) UNIX
3 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (18.25%) PRINCE2
3 24 (17.52%) Project Management
4 21 (15.33%) Business Analysis
5 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.76%) PRINCE
7 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
8 7 (5.11%) Project Planning
8 7 (5.11%) Migration
8 7 (5.11%) Scrum
9 6 (4.38%) BPR
9 6 (4.38%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.38%) User Stories
10 5 (3.65%) Change Control
10 5 (3.65%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.65%) OO
11 4 (2.92%) CRM
11 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce
11 4 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.11%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) C
2 4 (2.92%) Embedded C
3 3 (2.19%) Python
3 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.46%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.46%) C#
4 2 (1.46%) Java
5 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.73%) PHP
5 1 (0.73%) C++
5 1 (0.73%) F#
5 1 (0.73%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.73%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.65%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) ISEB
2 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.73%) MCSE
4 1 (0.73%) CCNA
4 1 (0.73%) CCA
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.46%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.19%) Docker
2 3 (2.19%) LXC
2 3 (2.19%) NFS
3 2 (1.46%) XenApp
4 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Foglight
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) SAP
2 5 (3.65%) VMware
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.19%) Citrix
4 2 (1.46%) Adobe
4 2 (1.46%) HP
4 2 (1.46%) Intel
4 2 (1.46%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.73%) Renesas
5 1 (0.73%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle
5 1 (0.73%) Brocade
5 1 (0.73%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco
5 1 (0.73%) IBM
5 1 (0.73%) Siemens
5 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.73%) MathWorks
Surrey
TRG
Rate: 325-400 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 425 per day GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £42 - £48 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Sysdoc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago