The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 181 179 161
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Electronics 81 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.93% 1.02%
As % of the General category 2.90% 2.71% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 64
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £270 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £465 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £36.40 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +21.21%
Electronics
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
2791 3243 3176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.30% 34.38% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1741 1676
Median daily rate £407 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 94 124
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.81 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.38 £22.67 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -9.34%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Electronics
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 Electronics within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
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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 -28 18 £381 +17.30% 12
Buckinghamshire +20 17 £385 -3.75% 7
Hampshire +13 16 £438 +62.03% 19
Surrey -2 11 £280 -9.67% 11
East Sussex - 9 - - 3
Oxfordshire +5 3 - - 12
Middlesex -6 3 £350 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £400 - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics 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 Electronics.

1 86 (52.44%) Finance
2 85 (51.83%) Manufacturing
2 85 (51.83%) Telecoms
3 82 (50.00%) Marketing
4 81 (49.39%) Digital Marketing
4 81 (49.39%) Programme Management
4 81 (49.39%) SAP
5 80 (48.78%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (48.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 35 (21.34%) Degree
7 32 (19.51%) C
8 23 (14.02%) Software Engineering
9 21 (12.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 20 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (11.59%) EMC
11 19 (11.59%) Assembly Language
12 18 (10.98%) Physics
13 17 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (10.37%) CAD
13 17 (10.37%) Schematic Capture
14 15 (9.15%) Project Management
14 15 (9.15%) Windows
15 14 (8.54%) Waterfall
16 13 (7.93%) ITIL
17 12 (7.32%) Java
17 12 (7.32%) Microsoft
18 11 (6.71%) Embedded C
18 11 (6.71%) Oracle
18 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
19 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared

Electronics
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.83%) Confluence
3 3 (1.83%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.22%) Resin
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.61%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.66%) MS Office
4 4 (2.44%) Simulink
5 2 (1.22%) MS Project
5 2 (1.22%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.61%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 80 (48.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
1 1 (0.61%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) Internet
1 7 (4.27%) RS-232
2 6 (3.66%) Bluetooth
2 6 (3.66%) DNS
3 5 (3.05%) NFC
3 5 (3.05%) SAN
3 5 (3.05%) WLAN
4 4 (2.44%) 3G
4 4 (2.44%) DHCP
5 3 (1.83%) 2G
5 3 (1.83%) 5G
5 3 (1.83%) BGP
5 3 (1.83%) Firewall
5 3 (1.83%) OSPF
5 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.83%) Wireless
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (1.22%) FTP
6 2 (1.22%) MPLS
6 2 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.83%) Big Data
3 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.83%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.22%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.61%) Datazen
5 1 (0.61%) MS Access
5 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.44%) JIRA
3 3 (1.83%) Android Studio
3 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.22%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.22%) Toad
5 1 (0.61%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.61%) GCC
5 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) MSI
5 1 (0.61%) NUnit
5 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.61%) Redmine
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (52.44%) Finance
2 85 (51.83%) Manufacturing
2 85 (51.83%) Telecoms
3 82 (50.00%) Marketing
4 5 (3.05%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.05%) Automotive
5 2 (1.22%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (18.29%) Analyst
1 30 (18.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 22 (13.41%) Software Engineer
3 18 (10.98%) Hardware Engineer
4 17 (10.37%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (9.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Business Analyst
6 14 (8.54%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Developer
8 11 (6.71%) Financial Analyst
9 10 (6.10%) IT Manager
9 10 (6.10%) Service Analyst
10 9 (5.49%) Architect
10 9 (5.49%) Finance Business Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Financial Business Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Test Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) Project Manager
13 6 (3.66%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.88%) .NET
2 5 (3.05%) XML
3 3 (1.83%) Middleware
3 3 (1.83%) OpenCL
3 3 (1.83%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.22%) JMS
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.22%) SOAP
4 2 (1.22%) Web Services
4 2 (1.22%) WSDL
4 2 (1.22%) XSD
4 2 (1.22%) XSL
5 1 (0.61%) ADO
5 1 (0.61%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
5 1 (0.61%) EDI
5 1 (0.61%) J2EE
5 1 (0.61%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 18 (10.98%) Physics
3 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.66%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.05%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.83%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.22%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.22%) FMCG
8 2 (1.22%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.22%) VHDL
9 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.61%) Handset
9 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.15%) Windows
2 6 (3.66%) Android
2 6 (3.66%) Linux
3 5 (3.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.44%) Unix
5 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.83%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
6 1 (0.61%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) Fedora
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (49.39%) Digital Marketing
1 81 (49.39%) Programme Management
2 80 (48.78%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (14.02%) Software Engineering
4 20 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.37%) CAD
5 17 (10.37%) Schematic Capture
5 17 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.15%) Project Management
7 14 (8.54%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.93%) ITIL
9 9 (5.49%) Migration
10 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.66%) Change Control
11 6 (3.66%) SDLC
12 5 (3.05%) CRM
12 5 (3.05%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.05%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.05%) Multithreading
12 5 (3.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.51%) C
2 19 (11.59%) Assembly Language
3 12 (7.32%) Java
4 11 (6.71%) Embedded C
5 8 (4.88%) C++
6 7 (4.27%) C#
6 7 (4.27%) MATLAB
7 6 (3.66%) SQL
8 5 (3.05%) Python
9 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.22%) PHP
9 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) ABAP
10 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.61%) Perl
10 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (21.34%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.83%) HND
5 3 (1.83%) ISEB
5 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.22%) CCDP
6 2 (1.22%) CCNP
6 2 (1.22%) CCSA
6 2 (1.22%) CCSE
6 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.61%) ACCA
7 1 (0.61%) APMP
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) MCITP
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.05%) MISRA
3 4 (2.44%) MISRA C
3 4 (2.44%) SLA
4 2 (1.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.61%) HL7
5 1 (0.61%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.61%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.61%) JTAG
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 8 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.44%) Firmware
2 4 (2.44%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) Docker
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) SCOM
2 1 (0.61%) ThinApp
2 1 (0.61%) WSUS
2 1 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (49.39%) SAP
2 19 (11.59%) EMC
3 12 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.71%) Oracle
5 10 (6.10%) VMware
6 5 (3.05%) Cisco
7 4 (2.44%) Freescale
8 3 (1.83%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.83%) Citrix
8 3 (1.83%) HP
8 3 (1.83%) NetApp
9 2 (1.22%) Adobe
9 2 (1.22%) BMC
9 2 (1.22%) CommVault
9 2 (1.22%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.22%) Remedy
10 1 (0.61%) Borland
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.61%) Siemens
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