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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 188 151 212
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +61
Contract jobs citing Electronics 81 103 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 1.11% 0.36%
As % of the General category 2.33% 3.26% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 8
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£356 £363 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +23.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £233 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.94 £28.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.57 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +1.58%
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
3478 3155 3341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.80% 34.01% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2014 1726 1690
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 89 111
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -39.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +2 29 £325 -13.33% 20
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £390 -7.96% 10
Surrey -2 13 £425 +58.13% 11
Hampshire -9 6 £350 +33.33% 13
Kent +9 5 £215 - 10
Middlesex -2 4 - -
Oxfordshire -34 4 £185 -56.47% 9
West Sussex -13 1 - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 89 (53.29%) Telecoms
2 74 (44.31%) SAP
3 70 (41.92%) Manufacturing
3 70 (41.92%) Marketing
4 68 (40.72%) Finance
5 67 (40.12%) DTV
6 66 (39.52%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (39.52%) Programme Management
6 66 (39.52%) Digital Marketing
7 65 (38.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 35 (20.96%) C++
9 34 (20.36%) Degree
10 26 (15.57%) C
11 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
12 24 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (13.77%) MS Office
14 20 (11.98%) PRINCE2
15 18 (10.78%) Java
16 17 (10.18%) Linux
16 17 (10.18%) Project Management
16 17 (10.18%) Security Cleared
17 16 (9.58%) Waterfall
17 16 (9.58%) OO
17 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
17 16 (9.58%) C#
18 15 (8.98%) UNIX
18 15 (8.98%) LTE
18 15 (8.98%) QA
19 13 (7.78%) SQL
20 12 (7.19%) Windows

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.20%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (13.77%) MS Office
2 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.80%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.80%) InDesign
5 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.20%) Simulink
6 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 65 (38.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.98%) LTE
2 12 (7.19%) 4G
3 10 (5.99%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (5.99%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.99%) 3G
4 8 (4.79%) IPsec
5 6 (3.59%) 3GPP
5 6 (3.59%) Bluetooth
6 4 (2.40%) UMTS
6 4 (2.40%) Wireless
7 3 (1.80%) SNMP
7 3 (1.80%) 2G
7 3 (1.80%) GSM
8 2 (1.20%) IKE
8 2 (1.20%) GPRS
8 2 (1.20%) DHCP
8 2 (1.20%) MPLS
8 2 (1.20%) OSPF
8 2 (1.20%) BGP
8 2 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.20%) MS Access
4 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.20%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.60%) QlikView
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.59%) JIRA
3 5 (2.99%) LabVIEW
4 4 (2.40%) Selenium
5 3 (1.80%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.20%) Subversion
6 2 (1.20%) JMeter
6 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.60%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 89 (53.29%) Telecoms
2 70 (41.92%) Manufacturing
2 70 (41.92%) Marketing
3 68 (40.72%) Finance
4 10 (5.99%) Automotive
5 9 (5.39%) Military
6 4 (2.40%) Retail
7 3 (1.80%) Legal
7 3 (1.80%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.60%) German Language
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (17.37%) Developer
2 27 (16.17%) Analyst
3 25 (14.97%) Software Engineer
4 11 (6.59%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.39%) C++ Developer
5 9 (5.39%) Test Engineer
6 8 (4.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (4.79%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.19%) Electronics Engineer
8 6 (3.59%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.59%) Design Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Test Analyst
9 5 (2.99%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.40%) Project Planner
10 4 (2.40%) Architect
10 4 (2.40%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.40%) Administrator
10 4 (2.40%) Operations Manager
10 4 (2.40%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.39%) .NET
2 8 (4.79%) HTML
2 8 (4.79%) CSS
3 6 (3.59%) XML
4 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.40%) JFace
5 3 (1.80%) HTML5
5 3 (1.80%) jQuery
5 3 (1.80%) EDI
6 2 (1.20%) WAP
6 2 (1.20%) SOAP
6 2 (1.20%) Ajax
6 2 (1.20%) NHibernate
6 2 (1.20%) CSS3
6 2 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 67 (40.12%) DTV
2 11 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.39%) NHS
4 8 (4.79%) Physics
4 8 (4.79%) PKI
5 6 (3.59%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.80%) User Experience
7 3 (1.80%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.20%) Handset
9 1 (0.60%) STB
9 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.60%) W3C
9 1 (0.60%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.60%) MPEG
9 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.60%) Statistics
9 1 (0.60%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.18%) Linux
2 15 (8.98%) UNIX
3 12 (7.19%) Windows
4 8 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.40%) Android
5 4 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.20%) HPUX
8 1 (0.60%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.60%) SUSE
8 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.52%) Business Intelligence
1 66 (39.52%) Programme Management
1 66 (39.52%) Digital Marketing
2 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
3 24 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.98%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.18%) Project Management
6 16 (9.58%) OO
6 16 (9.58%) Waterfall
7 12 (7.19%) ITIL
8 10 (5.99%) Multithreading
9 9 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.39%) Line Management
10 8 (4.79%) Service Management
11 7 (4.19%) Change Management
11 7 (4.19%) SDLC
12 6 (3.59%) Validation
13 5 (2.99%) MVC
13 5 (2.99%) Scrum
13 5 (2.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.96%) C++
2 26 (15.57%) C
3 18 (10.78%) Java
4 16 (9.58%) C#
5 13 (7.78%) SQL
6 9 (5.39%) Python
6 9 (5.39%) Embedded C
7 7 (4.19%) Embedded C++
7 7 (4.19%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.59%) Assembly Language
9 4 (2.40%) Perl
9 4 (2.40%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.20%) VB
10 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) Ada
11 1 (0.60%) ABAP
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 34 (20.36%) Degree
2 17 (10.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.40%) HND
7 3 (1.80%) PMP
7 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.80%) ISEB
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.20%) ACCA
8 2 (1.20%) CIMA
8 2 (1.20%) CCNP
8 2 (1.20%) CCNA
8 2 (1.20%) HNC
9 1 (0.60%) MCP
9 1 (0.60%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.60%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) QA
2 4 (2.40%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (4.19%) Firmware
2 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 74 (44.31%) SAP
2 10 (5.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.99%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.19%) Oracle
4 6 (3.59%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.99%) HP
5 5 (2.99%) EMC
6 3 (1.80%) Adobe
6 3 (1.80%) VMware
7 2 (1.20%) hybris
7 2 (1.20%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.20%) Twitter
7 2 (1.20%) Remedy
7 2 (1.20%) Avaya
7 2 (1.20%) CA
7 2 (1.20%) i2
8 1 (0.60%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.60%) QNX
8 1 (0.60%) ATG
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