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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 186 167 176
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing Electronics 84 83 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.90% 0.84%
As % of the General category 2.87% 2.65% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 50
Median daily rate £375 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £269 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £465 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.77 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.99% +12.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.10 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
2922 3132 3173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.05% 34.04% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 1643 1672
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 131
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.40 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Buckinghamshire +27 22 £385 +2.66% 8
Berkshire -18 17 £375 - 26
Hampshire +6 16 £394 +5.00% 14
East Sussex +12 11 - - 2
Surrey -11 10 £280 - 10
Oxfordshire +5 4 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 96 (54.86%) Finance
1 96 (54.86%) Manufacturing
2 93 (53.14%) Telecoms
3 91 (52.00%) Programme Management
3 91 (52.00%) SAP
3 91 (52.00%) Marketing
3 91 (52.00%) Digital Marketing
4 90 (51.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 90 (51.43%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (17.71%) Degree
6 30 (17.14%) C
7 27 (15.43%) Software Engineering
8 21 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (10.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 19 (10.86%) Project Management
10 17 (9.71%) Windows
10 17 (9.71%) EMC
10 17 (9.71%) Assembly Language
11 16 (9.14%) Physics
12 15 (8.57%) VMware
12 15 (8.57%) Oracle
12 15 (8.57%) Schematic Capture
13 14 (8.00%) Java
13 14 (8.00%) CAD
13 14 (8.00%) QA
14 13 (7.43%) ITIL
15 12 (6.86%) Embedded C
15 12 (6.86%) Waterfall
16 11 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (4.00%) Confluence
2 5 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.29%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.57%) Node.js
5 1 (0.57%) Resin
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.29%) Simulink
4 2 (1.14%) MS Office
5 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.57%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.57%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.57%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 90 (51.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.14%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
1 1 (0.57%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.14%) DNS
2 8 (4.57%) Internet
3 7 (4.00%) Bluetooth
3 7 (4.00%) DHCP
4 6 (3.43%) RS-232
4 6 (3.43%) SAN
5 5 (2.86%) Firewall
5 5 (2.86%) NFC
5 5 (2.86%) WLAN
6 4 (2.29%) 3G
6 4 (2.29%) LAN
6 4 (2.29%) WAN
6 4 (2.29%) Wireless
7 3 (1.71%) 2G
7 3 (1.71%) 5G
7 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.71%) VPN
7 3 (1.71%) ZigBee
8 2 (1.14%) FTP
8 2 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.43%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.29%) SAP BI
4 4 (2.29%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.71%) Big Data
5 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) Datazen
7 1 (0.57%) MS Access
7 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 8 (4.57%) JIRA
3 3 (1.71%) Android Studio
3 3 (1.71%) Toad
4 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.14%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.14%) Selenium
4 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.57%) GCC
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) JUnit
5 1 (0.57%) Maven
5 1 (0.57%) MSI
5 1 (0.57%) NUnit
5 1 (0.57%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.57%) Redmine
5 1 (0.57%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 96 (54.86%) Finance
1 96 (54.86%) Manufacturing
2 93 (53.14%) Telecoms
3 91 (52.00%) Marketing
4 9 (5.14%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.43%) Automotive
6 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (18.86%) Analyst
2 29 (16.57%) Electronics Engineer
3 25 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 17 (9.71%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Hardware Engineer
6 14 (8.00%) Developer
7 13 (7.43%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 13 (7.43%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 12 (6.86%) Architect
9 11 (6.29%) Business Analyst
9 11 (6.29%) IT Manager
10 10 (5.71%) Project Manager
11 9 (5.14%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (5.14%) Test Analyst
11 9 (5.14%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.57%) Service Analyst
13 7 (4.00%) Data Architect
13 7 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 7 (4.00%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.57%) .NET
2 5 (2.86%) XML
3 4 (2.29%) Web Services
4 3 (1.71%) Middleware
4 3 (1.71%) OpenCL
4 3 (1.71%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.14%) JMS
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.14%) Qt
5 2 (1.14%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.14%) SOAP
5 2 (1.14%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (1.14%) WSDL
5 2 (1.14%) XSD
5 2 (1.14%) XSL
6 1 (0.57%) Autofac
6 1 (0.57%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.57%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (9.14%) Physics
3 8 (4.57%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.43%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (3.43%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.14%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.14%) VHDL
8 1 (0.57%) CESG
8 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.57%) FMCG
8 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.71%) Windows
2 7 (4.00%) Android
2 7 (4.00%) Linux
2 7 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.29%) Unix
4 3 (1.71%) VxWorks
4 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) AIX
6 1 (0.57%) CentOS
6 1 (0.57%) Fedora
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.00%) Digital Marketing
1 91 (52.00%) Programme Management
2 90 (51.43%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (15.43%) Software Engineering
4 21 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.86%) Project Management
6 15 (8.57%) Schematic Capture
7 14 (8.00%) CAD
8 13 (7.43%) ITIL
9 12 (6.86%) Waterfall
10 11 (6.29%) Migration
11 10 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 8 (4.57%) Data Modelling
13 7 (4.00%) Change Control
13 7 (4.00%) Data Migration
13 7 (4.00%) SDLC
14 6 (3.43%) Data Architecture
15 5 (2.86%) Logistics
15 5 (2.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.14%) C
2 17 (9.71%) Assembly Language
3 14 (8.00%) Java
4 12 (6.86%) Embedded C
5 11 (6.29%) C++
6 9 (5.14%) SQL
7 8 (4.57%) Python
8 7 (4.00%) MATLAB
9 6 (3.43%) C#
10 5 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.14%) ABAP
11 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.14%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.57%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (17.71%) Degree
2 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.71%) APMP
3 3 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.71%) ISEB
3 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.57%) CCDP
5 1 (0.57%) CCNA
5 1 (0.57%) CCNP
5 1 (0.57%) CCSE
5 1 (0.57%) CISSP
5 1 (0.57%) HNC
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.57%) MCITP
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PhD
5 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.00%) QA
2 7 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.86%) MISRA
4 4 (2.29%) MISRA C
5 3 (1.71%) SLA
6 2 (1.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.57%) JTAG
7 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.29%) Active Directory
1 11 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.14%) Firmware
4 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.57%) Docker
5 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) SCCM
2 3 (1.71%) SCOM
3 2 (1.14%) vRealize
4 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.57%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.57%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 91 (52.00%) SAP
2 17 (9.71%) EMC
3 15 (8.57%) Oracle
3 15 (8.57%) VMware
4 11 (6.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.57%) Cisco
6 5 (2.86%) HP
6 5 (2.86%) NetApp
7 4 (2.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.29%) Freescale
8 3 (1.71%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.71%) BMC
8 3 (1.71%) Citrix
9 2 (1.14%) Adobe
9 2 (1.14%) CA
9 2 (1.14%) CommVault
9 2 (1.14%) IBM
10 1 (0.57%) Borland
10 1 (0.57%) Juniper
10 1 (0.57%) Siemens
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