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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 179 196 160
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Contract jobs citing Electronics 80 71 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.74% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.87% 2.10% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 59
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £242 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.14 £36.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £20.91 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £47.40 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +6.33%
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
2787 3374 3248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.59% 35.31% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1919 1737
Median daily rate £410 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 101 111
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -3 23 £363 +12.57% 19
Buckinghamshire +23 18 £425 +4.29% 8
Hampshire +7 12 £431 +23.21% 11
Surrey -12 8 £280 -15.15% 15
East Sussex - 7 £400 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £400 - 3
Middlesex -3 3 - -
Kent +10 2 £120 -44.06%
Oxfordshire +3 1 - - 8
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 87 (52.41%) Telecoms
1 87 (52.41%) Finance
2 85 (51.20%) Manufacturing
3 82 (49.40%) Marketing
4 81 (48.80%) Digital Marketing
4 81 (48.80%) SAP
5 80 (48.19%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (48.19%) Programme Management
5 80 (48.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 32 (19.28%) Degree
6 32 (19.28%) C
7 24 (14.46%) Windows
8 22 (13.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 20 (12.05%) EMC
9 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (11.45%) Assembly Language
11 18 (10.84%) Schematic Capture
12 17 (10.24%) CAD
12 17 (10.24%) Software Engineering
12 17 (10.24%) Waterfall
13 16 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.04%) Physics
15 13 (7.83%) Project Management
15 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
15 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
15 13 (7.83%) C++
16 12 (7.23%) ITIL
17 11 (6.63%) Security Cleared
18 10 (6.02%) VMware
18 10 (6.02%) Linux

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 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.81%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.20%) Resin
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.42%) MS Office
3 6 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.41%) Simulink
5 3 (1.81%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (1.20%) MS Project
7 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.60%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 80 (48.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) GitHub
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
1 1 (0.60%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) DNS
1 8 (4.82%) Internet
2 7 (4.22%) RS-232
3 6 (3.61%) 3G
3 6 (3.61%) Bluetooth
4 5 (3.01%) 2G
4 5 (3.01%) NFC
4 5 (3.01%) SAN
4 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.01%) WLAN
5 4 (2.41%) DHCP
6 3 (1.81%) 5G
6 3 (1.81%) BGP
6 3 (1.81%) Firewall
6 3 (1.81%) FTP
6 3 (1.81%) HTTP
6 3 (1.81%) OSPF
6 3 (1.81%) Wireless
7 2 (1.20%) 4G
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.81%) Big Data
4 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.60%) Datazen
5 1 (0.60%) DB2
5 1 (0.60%) MS Access
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.81%) JIRA
2 3 (1.81%) LabVIEW
2 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.20%) Selenium
3 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.60%) Emacs
4 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.60%) JMeter
4 1 (0.60%) JUnit
4 1 (0.60%) Maven
4 1 (0.60%) NUnit
4 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.60%) Redmine
4 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.60%) VectorCAST
General
1 87 (52.41%) Finance
1 87 (52.41%) Telecoms
2 85 (51.20%) Manufacturing
3 82 (49.40%) Marketing
4 5 (3.01%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.01%) Automotive
5 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.60%) Military
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (18.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 26 (15.66%) Analyst
3 17 (10.24%) Hardware Engineer
4 16 (9.64%) Developer
5 15 (9.04%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 14 (8.43%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 14 (8.43%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.83%) Embedded Engineer
8 12 (7.23%) Business Analyst
8 12 (7.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Financial Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Finance Business Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Financial Business Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.82%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.82%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) .NET
2 5 (3.01%) Web Services
3 4 (2.41%) XML
4 3 (1.81%) CSS
4 3 (1.81%) HTML
4 3 (1.81%) Middleware
5 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.20%) J2EE
5 2 (1.20%) JMS
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.20%) SOAP
5 2 (1.20%) WSDL
5 2 (1.20%) XSD
5 2 (1.20%) XSL
6 1 (0.60%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (0.60%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.60%) HTML5
6 1 (0.60%) JFace
6 1 (0.60%) SciPy
6 1 (0.60%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (9.04%) Physics
3 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.41%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.41%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.41%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.81%) FMCG
7 2 (1.20%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.20%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.20%) VHDL
8 1 (0.60%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.46%) Windows
2 10 (6.02%) Linux
3 5 (3.01%) Unix
3 5 (3.01%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.81%) Android
4 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.81%) VxWorks
4 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) AIX
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Fedora
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (48.80%) Digital Marketing
2 80 (48.19%) Business Intelligence
2 80 (48.19%) Programme Management
3 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.84%) Schematic Capture
5 17 (10.24%) CAD
5 17 (10.24%) Software Engineering
5 17 (10.24%) Waterfall
6 16 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.83%) Project Management
8 12 (7.23%) ITIL
9 8 (4.82%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.61%) Migration
10 6 (3.61%) Multithreading
10 6 (3.61%) OO
10 6 (3.61%) SDLC
11 5 (3.01%) CRM
11 5 (3.01%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (3.01%) Web Development
12 4 (2.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.28%) C
2 19 (11.45%) Assembly Language
3 13 (7.83%) C++
4 10 (6.02%) C#
4 10 (6.02%) Java
5 7 (4.22%) Embedded C
5 7 (4.22%) MATLAB
5 7 (4.22%) SQL
6 6 (3.61%) Python
7 4 (2.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.81%) PHP
9 2 (1.20%) VBScript
10 1 (0.60%) ABAP
10 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.60%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (19.28%) Degree
2 11 (6.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.01%) HND
5 4 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.81%) ISEB
6 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.20%) CCDP
7 2 (1.20%) CCNP
7 2 (1.20%) CCSA
7 2 (1.20%) CCSE
7 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.60%) ACCA
8 1 (0.60%) CCNA
8 1 (0.60%) CISSP
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.60%) MCITP
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) MISRA
3 4 (2.41%) MISRA C
3 4 (2.41%) SLA
4 2 (1.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.60%) HL7
5 1 (0.60%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.60%) JTAG
5 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.61%) Firmware
4 4 (2.41%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.60%) Docker
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.60%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.20%) SCOM
2 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) QRadar
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) WSUS
2 1 (0.60%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (48.80%) SAP
2 20 (12.05%) EMC
3 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.02%) Oracle
4 10 (6.02%) VMware
5 5 (3.01%) Cisco
6 4 (2.41%) Freescale
7 3 (1.81%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.81%) Citrix
7 3 (1.81%) HP
7 3 (1.81%) NetApp
8 2 (1.20%) Adobe
8 2 (1.20%) BMC
8 2 (1.20%) CommVault
8 2 (1.20%) Cramer
8 2 (1.20%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.20%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (1.20%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.20%) Remedy
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