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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 150 208 195
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -13
Contract jobs citing Electronics 97 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the General category 3.11% 0.99% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 9 15
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£388 £265 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -26.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £246 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £27.10 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
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
3122 3233 3812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.68% 36.97% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1722 1650 1609
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 101 131
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 2014.

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
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 16 September 2014. 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 +28 23 £350 +6.22% 10
Oxfordshire +13 20 £425 - 16
Surrey +7 12 £269 - 10
Hampshire +7 12 £285 +15.15% 21
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £400 +50.94% 14
Middlesex +6 7 £315 - 4
Kent -8 1 - - 5
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 125 (67.93%) Telecoms
2 120 (65.22%) Manufacturing
3 118 (64.13%) Marketing
4 115 (62.50%) Finance
5 114 (61.96%) Programme Management
5 114 (61.96%) DTV
6 112 (60.87%) SAP
6 112 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
6 112 (60.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 112 (60.87%) Digital Marketing
7 32 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 30 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (16.30%) Degree
9 29 (15.76%) Java
10 24 (13.04%) .NET
11 20 (10.87%) Linux
11 20 (10.87%) OO
12 19 (10.33%) C++
13 18 (9.78%) Windows
14 17 (9.24%) C#
14 17 (9.24%) Project Management
15 16 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (8.15%) MVC
16 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
16 15 (8.15%) PRINCE2
16 15 (8.15%) HP
16 15 (8.15%) HP Quality Center
17 14 (7.61%) Security Cleared
17 14 (7.61%) CSS
17 14 (7.61%) Scrum

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 7 (3.80%) Tomcat
1 7 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.72%) Confluence
3 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.63%) Commerce Server
4 2 (1.09%) CMS
4 2 (1.09%) IIS
4 2 (1.09%) Apache
4 2 (1.09%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.89%) MS Office
2 3 (1.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) SPSS
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 112 (60.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.54%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.54%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Force.com
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.52%) WAN
2 11 (5.98%) LAN
3 10 (5.43%) 3GPP
4 9 (4.89%) GPRS
4 9 (4.89%) DNS
5 8 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.80%) DVB
7 6 (3.26%) LTE
8 5 (2.72%) Wireless
8 5 (2.72%) 4G
8 5 (2.72%) VoLTE
8 5 (2.72%) MPLS
8 5 (2.72%) GSM
8 5 (2.72%) UMTS
9 4 (2.17%) WCDMA
9 4 (2.17%) IPv6
9 4 (2.17%) Firewall
9 4 (2.17%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.17%) HSPA
9 4 (2.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.80%) MySQL
3 5 (2.72%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.17%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.09%) Big Data
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.54%) QlikView
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Subversion
2 8 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (3.26%) JIRA
3 6 (3.26%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.72%) JUnit
5 4 (2.17%) Selenium
5 4 (2.17%) Maven
5 4 (2.17%) Ant
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.63%) Hudson
6 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.09%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.09%) NUnit
7 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 125 (67.93%) Telecoms
2 120 (65.22%) Manufacturing
3 118 (64.13%) Marketing
4 115 (62.50%) Finance
5 13 (7.07%) Military
6 7 (3.80%) Retail
7 3 (1.63%) Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Korean Language
8 2 (1.09%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (17.93%) Developer
2 27 (14.67%) Analyst
3 20 (10.87%) Software Engineer
4 19 (10.33%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.07%) Architect
6 12 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.98%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.80%) Tester
9 7 (3.80%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Technical Manager
10 6 (3.26%) Systems Test Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Technical Project Manager
11 5 (2.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.17%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.17%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.17%) Quality Engineer
12 4 (2.17%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.04%) .NET
2 14 (7.61%) CSS
3 13 (7.07%) HTML
4 12 (6.52%) XML
5 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.43%) jQuery
6 9 (4.89%) J2EE
7 8 (4.35%) Web Services
8 6 (3.26%) JSP
8 6 (3.26%) SOAP
9 5 (2.72%) WCF
9 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.72%) HTML5
10 4 (2.17%) Backbone.js
10 4 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.17%) CSS3
10 4 (2.17%) Spring MVC
10 4 (2.17%) Spring
10 4 (2.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 114 (61.96%) DTV
2 16 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.52%) NHS
4 8 (4.35%) Firmware
4 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.80%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.72%) VHDL
6 5 (2.72%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.17%) Open Source
8 3 (1.63%) CMDB
8 3 (1.63%) Physics
8 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) Handset
9 2 (1.09%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.09%) IPTV
9 2 (1.09%) Informatics
9 2 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.87%) Linux
2 18 (9.78%) Windows
3 8 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.35%) UNIX
4 5 (2.72%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.54%) AIX
6 1 (0.54%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (61.96%) Programme Management
2 112 (60.87%) Digital Marketing
2 112 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 30 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (10.87%) OO
6 17 (9.24%) Project Management
7 15 (8.15%) PRINCE2
7 15 (8.15%) MVC
8 14 (7.61%) Scrum
9 12 (6.52%) Software Testing
10 11 (5.98%) Requirements Management
10 11 (5.98%) Migration
11 10 (5.43%) UML
11 10 (5.43%) Embedded Software Development
12 9 (4.89%) TOGAF
12 9 (4.89%) Test Scripting
12 9 (4.89%) Multithreading
13 8 (4.35%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.76%) Java
2 19 (10.33%) C++
3 17 (9.24%) C#
4 13 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.07%) SQL
5 11 (5.98%) C
6 5 (2.72%) Embedded C
7 4 (2.17%) PHP
7 4 (2.17%) Python
7 4 (2.17%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.63%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.09%) Perl
9 2 (1.09%) Ruby
9 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.09%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.09%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.09%) SOQL
9 2 (1.09%) SOSL
10 1 (0.54%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 30 (16.30%) Degree
2 14 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.07%) ISEB
4 7 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.72%) PMP
5 5 (2.72%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.54%) MCP
9 1 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Xen
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) KVM
3 1 (0.54%) NFS
3 1 (0.54%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (8.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) YUM
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Nagios
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 112 (60.87%) SAP
2 15 (8.15%) HP
3 13 (7.07%) Oracle
4 10 (5.43%) Cisco
5 7 (3.80%) hybris
6 6 (3.26%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.72%) IBM
7 5 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.17%) Perforce
8 4 (2.17%) Siebel
9 3 (1.63%) Remedy
9 3 (1.63%) ATG
9 3 (1.63%) BMC
10 2 (1.09%) Symantec
10 2 (1.09%) Google
10 2 (1.09%) Green Hills
10 2 (1.09%) VMware
10 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.09%) F5
11 1 (0.54%) Tableau
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