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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 170 155 184
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Contract jobs citing Electronics 88 92 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 1.03% 0.55%
As % of the General category 2.72% 2.93% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 19
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £438 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
Average hourly rate £39.89 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.05% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £21.00 £33.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -13.19%
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
3231 3145 2957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.53% 35.11% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1682 1414
Average daily rate £400 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 114 150
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +19 37 £325 +8.33% 22
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £408 +16.42% 4
Surrey -7 9 £330 +10.00% 11
Hampshire -3 6 £350 +7.69% 11
Oxfordshire -32 5 £295 -17.19% 10
Kent - 2 - - 8
Middlesex -6 1 - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 86 (48.86%) Telecoms
2 67 (38.07%) Marketing
3 66 (37.50%) SAP
4 62 (35.23%) Digital Marketing
5 60 (34.09%) Finance
6 59 (33.52%) Manufacturing
7 56 (31.82%) Programme Management
7 56 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (31.82%) DTV
8 55 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 42 (23.86%) Degree
10 40 (22.73%) C++
11 28 (15.91%) MS Office
12 27 (15.34%) Software Engineering
13 26 (14.77%) C
14 20 (11.36%) Linux
14 20 (11.36%) Project Management
14 20 (11.36%) LTE
15 19 (10.80%) 3G
15 19 (10.80%) Java
16 18 (10.23%) SQL
16 18 (10.23%) OO
16 18 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (9.66%) MS Excel
17 17 (9.66%) Security Cleared
18 16 (9.09%) Multithreading
18 16 (9.09%) Windows
19 15 (8.52%) C#
19 15 (8.52%) Radio Access Network
20 14 (7.95%) 4G

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) Confluence
2 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.57%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) SAS
3 1 (0.57%) CMS
3 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.57%) Mule
Applications
1 28 (15.91%) MS Office
2 17 (9.66%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (3.41%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.70%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.70%) InDesign
6 2 (1.14%) Simulink
6 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.57%) SPSS
7 1 (0.57%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.57%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.57%) MS Project
7 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 55 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.36%) LTE
2 19 (10.80%) 3G
3 15 (8.52%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (7.95%) 4G
5 11 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.11%) 2G
7 7 (3.98%) IPsec
8 6 (3.41%) 3GPP
9 4 (2.27%) Bluetooth
10 3 (1.70%) DNS
10 3 (1.70%) Wireless
11 2 (1.14%) SS7
11 2 (1.14%) ISUP
11 2 (1.14%) SCCP
11 2 (1.14%) INAP
11 2 (1.14%) Firewall
11 2 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.14%) WiMAX
11 2 (1.14%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.14%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.84%) MySQL
2 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.70%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.14%) MS Access
6 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.57%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.57%) QlikView
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
1 6 (3.41%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.84%) JIRA
3 4 (2.27%) Selenium
3 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.27%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.27%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.14%) Subversion
4 2 (1.14%) JMeter
5 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.57%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 86 (48.86%) Telecoms
2 67 (38.07%) Marketing
3 60 (34.09%) Finance
4 59 (33.52%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.68%) Retail
5 10 (5.68%) Automotive
6 7 (3.98%) Advertising
6 7 (3.98%) Military
7 4 (2.27%) Korean Language
8 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (20.45%) Developer
2 25 (14.20%) Software Engineer
3 22 (12.50%) Analyst
4 11 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 10 (5.68%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.11%) Test Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Design Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) RAN Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Configuration Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) RAN Configuration Engineer
10 5 (2.84%) Hardware Engineer
11 4 (2.27%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.27%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.27%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.82%) CSS
2 11 (6.25%) HTML
3 10 (5.68%) .NET
4 6 (3.41%) XML
5 5 (2.84%) jQuery
6 4 (2.27%) JFace
7 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.70%) RESTful
7 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.70%) HTML5
7 3 (1.70%) SOAP
8 2 (1.14%) Web Services
8 2 (1.14%) J2EE
8 2 (1.14%) MFC
8 2 (1.14%) EDI
8 2 (1.14%) XSLT
8 2 (1.14%) CSS3
8 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 56 (31.82%) DTV
2 13 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.11%) NHS
4 7 (3.98%) Device Driver
4 7 (3.98%) PKI
4 7 (3.98%) E-Learning
5 6 (3.41%) Physics
5 6 (3.41%) User Experience
5 6 (3.41%) FMCG
6 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.70%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.14%) Statistics
8 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.57%) MPEG
9 1 (0.57%) W3C
9 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.36%) Linux
2 16 (9.09%) Windows
3 11 (6.25%) UNIX
4 8 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.41%) Android
7 5 (2.84%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.57%) CentOS
9 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.23%) Digital Marketing
2 56 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (31.82%) Programme Management
3 27 (15.34%) Software Engineering
4 20 (11.36%) Project Management
5 18 (10.23%) OO
5 18 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 14 (7.95%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.68%) ITIL
8 10 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.55%) Validation
9 8 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 8 (4.55%) Line Management
10 7 (3.98%) Service Management
11 6 (3.41%) B2B
11 6 (3.41%) CAD
11 6 (3.41%) Scrum
11 6 (3.41%) TDD
11 6 (3.41%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.73%) C++
2 26 (14.77%) C
3 19 (10.80%) Java
4 18 (10.23%) SQL
5 15 (8.52%) C#
6 9 (5.11%) Perl
6 9 (5.11%) Python
6 9 (5.11%) Embedded C
7 7 (3.98%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.41%) Assembly Language
9 5 (2.84%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.70%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.14%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.14%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.14%) PHP
11 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) ABAP
12 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.57%) Ada
Qualifications
1 42 (23.86%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.11%) HND
4 8 (4.55%) HNC
5 6 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.84%) ISEB
7 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.70%) PMP
7 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.14%) CCNP
8 2 (1.14%) CCNA
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.57%) MCP
9 1 (0.57%) ACCA
9 1 (0.57%) CIMA
9 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) QA
2 4 (2.27%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Firmware
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) Snort
3 1 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.57%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 66 (37.50%) SAP
2 11 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.25%) Oracle
3 7 (3.98%) TOWER Software
3 7 (3.98%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.41%) Nortel
4 6 (3.41%) Ericsson
4 6 (3.41%) Nokia
4 6 (3.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (2.84%) HP
6 4 (2.27%) EMC
7 3 (1.70%) Adobe
7 3 (1.70%) VMware
8 2 (1.14%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.14%) Twitter
8 2 (1.14%) Avaya
8 2 (1.14%) Remedy
9 1 (0.57%) QNX
9 1 (0.57%) Telelogic
9 1 (0.57%) CA
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