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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 167 171 175
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 94 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.77% 0.79%
As % of the General category 2.76% 2.20% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 21
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£344 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £405 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.65% +16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £22.50 £26.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £42.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
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
3403 3272 3099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.21% 35.09% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1720 1450
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 122 181
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Berkshire +9 29 £356 +25.00% 14
Surrey +8 12 - - 33
Hampshire +5 11 £375 -16.66% 16
Buckinghamshire -4 11 £330 -10.20% 5
Oxfordshire -22 9 £315 -10.00% 30
West Sussex -18 2 £388 - 1
East Sussex - 2 - - 17
Middlesex -9 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 81 (49.39%) Telecoms
2 67 (40.85%) Marketing
3 65 (39.63%) SAP
4 62 (37.80%) Digital Marketing
5 61 (37.20%) Finance
6 58 (35.37%) Manufacturing
7 56 (34.15%) DTV
8 55 (33.54%) Business Intelligence
8 55 (33.54%) Programme Management
8 55 (33.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 38 (23.17%) Degree
10 34 (20.73%) C++
11 26 (15.85%) MS Office
12 23 (14.02%) C
13 22 (13.41%) Software Engineering
14 20 (12.20%) SQL
15 17 (10.37%) OO
15 17 (10.37%) Security Cleared
16 16 (9.76%) LTE
16 16 (9.76%) 3G
16 16 (9.76%) Project Management
17 15 (9.15%) Linux
18 14 (8.54%) Windows
18 14 (8.54%) Multithreading
19 13 (7.93%) Retail
19 13 (7.93%) Oracle
20 12 (7.32%) HTML
20 12 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (7.32%) Computer Science
20 12 (7.32%) Radio Access Network

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) SAS
3 1 (0.61%) Drupal
3 1 (0.61%) Mule
3 1 (0.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 26 (15.85%) MS Office
2 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.66%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.83%) InDesign
5 3 (1.83%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.83%) Simulink
6 1 (0.61%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.61%) SPSS
6 1 (0.61%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 55 (33.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.76%) 3G
1 16 (9.76%) LTE
2 12 (7.32%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (5.49%) 4G
3 9 (5.49%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.27%) 2G
5 5 (3.05%) 3GPP
5 5 (3.05%) IPsec
6 4 (2.44%) Network Security
6 4 (2.44%) Firewall
6 4 (2.44%) DNS
7 2 (1.22%) DHCP
7 2 (1.22%) OSPF
7 2 (1.22%) BGP
7 2 (1.22%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.22%) SS7
7 2 (1.22%) ISUP
7 2 (1.22%) SCCP
7 2 (1.22%) INAP
7 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.83%) MySQL
3 3 (1.83%) SAP BI
3 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.22%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) Big Data
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) LabVIEW
1 4 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.83%) JIRA
2 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.22%) Subversion
3 2 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.61%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 81 (49.39%) Telecoms
2 67 (40.85%) Marketing
3 61 (37.20%) Finance
4 58 (35.37%) Manufacturing
5 13 (7.93%) Retail
6 7 (4.27%) Advertising
7 6 (3.66%) Military
8 5 (3.05%) Automotive
9 4 (2.44%) Korean Language
10 3 (1.83%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.61%) Legal
11 1 (0.61%) Publishing
11 1 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.61%) Avionics
11 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (21.34%) Developer
2 29 (17.68%) Analyst
3 16 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 14 (8.54%) Electronics Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.10%) C++ Developer
6 10 (6.10%) Hardware Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.27%) RAN Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Configuration Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) RAN Configuration Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.44%) Junior
11 4 (2.44%) Architect
11 4 (2.44%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.32%) HTML
2 10 (6.10%) CSS
3 7 (4.27%) .NET
4 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.44%) RESTful
6 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.83%) HTML5
6 3 (1.83%) jQuery
6 3 (1.83%) Web Services
6 3 (1.83%) XML
7 2 (1.22%) EDI
7 2 (1.22%) SOAP
7 2 (1.22%) J2EE
7 2 (1.22%) JFace
7 2 (1.22%) CSS3
7 2 (1.22%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.61%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.61%) Sass
8 1 (0.61%) LESS
8 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (34.15%) DTV
2 12 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.10%) NHS
4 7 (4.27%) E-Learning
5 6 (3.66%) FMCG
6 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.05%) PKI
7 4 (2.44%) User Experience
8 3 (1.83%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.22%) CMDB
9 2 (1.22%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.22%) Statistics
9 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.22%) Physics
9 2 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.61%) MPEG
10 1 (0.61%) VHDL
10 1 (0.61%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.15%) Linux
2 14 (8.54%) Windows
3 6 (3.66%) UNIX
4 5 (3.05%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.22%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) VMS
7 1 (0.61%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (37.80%) Digital Marketing
2 55 (33.54%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (33.54%) Programme Management
3 22 (13.41%) Software Engineering
4 17 (10.37%) OO
5 16 (9.76%) Project Management
6 14 (8.54%) Multithreading
7 12 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.71%) CAD
9 9 (5.49%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.88%) Scrum
10 8 (4.88%) Line Management
11 7 (4.27%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.27%) ITIL
11 7 (4.27%) Network Planning
11 7 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.66%) Validation
12 6 (3.66%) Migration
12 6 (3.66%) B2B
12 6 (3.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.73%) C++
2 23 (14.02%) C
3 20 (12.20%) SQL
4 11 (6.71%) C#
4 11 (6.71%) Java
5 9 (5.49%) Embedded C
6 8 (4.88%) Python
6 8 (4.88%) Perl
7 7 (4.27%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.44%) Embedded C++
9 3 (1.83%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.83%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.83%) PHP
10 2 (1.22%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.22%) Ada
11 1 (0.61%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.61%) Groovy
11 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (23.17%) Degree
2 17 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.49%) HND
5 7 (4.27%) HNC
6 3 (1.83%) ISEB
6 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Firmware
2 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (39.63%) SAP
2 13 (7.93%) Oracle
3 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.27%) Nortel
4 7 (4.27%) Ericsson
4 7 (4.27%) Nokia
4 7 (4.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (3.66%) TOWER Software
6 5 (3.05%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.05%) EMC
7 3 (1.83%) Adobe
8 2 (1.22%) Cognos
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco
8 2 (1.22%) BMC
8 2 (1.22%) Twitter
8 2 (1.22%) Remedy
9 1 (0.61%) Freescale
9 1 (0.61%) Zend
9 1 (0.61%) Wind River
9 1 (0.61%) CA
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