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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 176 168 167
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 84 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.84% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.60% 2.39% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 26
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£363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £257 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £407 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £328
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £21.40 £26.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
3225 3136 2819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.16% 35.08% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1680 1668 1317
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 129 171
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.78 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +17 31 £350 +19.65% 16
Hampshire +10 12 £375 +7.14% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 12 £375 +9.48% 7
Oxfordshire -30 7 £300 -15.78% 10
Surrey +2 6 - - 25
East Sussex - 1 - - 8
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 74 (45.96%) Telecoms
2 57 (35.40%) Marketing
3 56 (34.78%) SAP
4 52 (32.30%) Digital Marketing
5 49 (30.43%) Finance
6 48 (29.81%) Manufacturing
7 46 (28.57%) DTV
8 45 (27.95%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (27.95%) Programme Management
8 45 (27.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 40 (24.84%) Degree
10 36 (22.36%) C++
11 29 (18.01%) MS Office
12 25 (15.53%) C
12 25 (15.53%) Software Engineering
13 18 (11.18%) Linux
13 18 (11.18%) LTE
14 17 (10.56%) SQL
14 17 (10.56%) 3G
15 16 (9.94%) Project Management
15 16 (9.94%) OO
16 15 (9.32%) Java
16 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
17 14 (8.70%) Multithreading
17 14 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
17 14 (8.70%) C#
18 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
18 13 (8.07%) Computer Science
19 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (7.45%) Windows

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (1.86%) IIS
1 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.62%) SAS
2 1 (0.62%) Mule
2 1 (0.62%) Confluence
2 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.62%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 29 (18.01%) MS Office
2 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.73%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.86%) InDesign
5 3 (1.86%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.86%) Simulink
6 1 (0.62%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.62%) SPSS
6 1 (0.62%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 45 (27.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.18%) LTE
2 17 (10.56%) 3G
3 14 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (6.83%) 4G
4 11 (6.83%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.35%) IPsec
5 7 (4.35%) 2G
6 6 (3.73%) 3GPP
7 5 (3.11%) DNS
8 4 (2.48%) Firewall
9 3 (1.86%) Network Security
9 3 (1.86%) OSPF
9 3 (1.86%) BGP
9 3 (1.86%) DHCP
10 2 (1.24%) Bluetooth
10 2 (1.24%) SNMP
10 2 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.24%) Wireless
10 2 (1.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.48%) MySQL
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.86%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.48%) Eclipse
1 4 (2.48%) LabVIEW
1 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.86%) JIRA
3 2 (1.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.62%) Selenium
4 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.62%) JMeter
4 1 (0.62%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.62%) Zephyr
General
1 74 (45.96%) Telecoms
2 57 (35.40%) Marketing
3 49 (30.43%) Finance
4 48 (29.81%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.45%) Retail
6 7 (4.35%) Advertising
6 7 (4.35%) Automotive
7 5 (3.11%) Military
8 4 (2.48%) Korean Language
9 3 (1.86%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.62%) Legal
10 1 (0.62%) Publishing
10 1 (0.62%) Billing
10 1 (0.62%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 34 (21.12%) Developer
2 20 (12.42%) Analyst
2 20 (12.42%) Software Engineer
3 14 (8.70%) Electronics Engineer
4 11 (6.83%) C++ Developer
5 10 (6.21%) Hardware Engineer
5 10 (6.21%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.59%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) RAN Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Configuration Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.48%) Architect
10 4 (2.48%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Test Engineer
11 3 (1.86%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) HTML
2 10 (6.21%) CSS
3 8 (4.97%) .NET
4 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.48%) jQuery
5 4 (2.48%) JFace
6 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.86%) XML
7 2 (1.24%) RESTful
7 2 (1.24%) EDI
7 2 (1.24%) SOAP
7 2 (1.24%) J2EE
7 2 (1.24%) MFC
7 2 (1.24%) HTML5
7 2 (1.24%) CSS3
7 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.57%) DTV
2 13 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.59%) NHS
5 7 (4.35%) PKI
5 7 (4.35%) Device Driver
5 7 (4.35%) E-Learning
6 6 (3.73%) FMCG
7 5 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.48%) User Experience
8 4 (2.48%) Physics
9 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.24%) Statistics
9 2 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.24%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.24%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.62%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.18%) Linux
2 12 (7.45%) Windows
3 8 (4.97%) UNIX
3 8 (4.97%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.73%) Android
6 5 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.30%) Digital Marketing
2 45 (27.95%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (27.95%) Programme Management
3 25 (15.53%) Software Engineering
4 16 (9.94%) Project Management
4 16 (9.94%) OO
5 14 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 12 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.83%) CAD
8 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.97%) ITIL
10 8 (4.97%) Validation
10 8 (4.97%) Line Management
11 7 (4.35%) Network Planning
12 6 (3.73%) Scrum
12 6 (3.73%) B2B
12 6 (3.73%) Service Management
12 6 (3.73%) Marketing Management
12 6 (3.73%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.36%) C++
2 25 (15.53%) C
3 17 (10.56%) SQL
4 15 (9.32%) Java
5 14 (8.70%) C#
6 10 (6.21%) Embedded C
7 8 (4.97%) Perl
8 7 (4.35%) Python
9 6 (3.73%) Assembly Language
9 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.11%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.86%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.86%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.24%) C++/CLI
12 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.62%) ABAP
13 1 (0.62%) PHP
13 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.62%) Groovy
13 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (24.84%) Degree
2 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.97%) HND
4 7 (4.35%) HNC
5 5 (3.11%) ISEB
6 4 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.24%) PMP
8 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) QA
2 5 (3.11%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.48%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.24%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Firmware
2 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (34.78%) SAP
2 11 (6.83%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.35%) Nortel
4 7 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 7 (4.35%) Nokia
4 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (4.35%) TOWER Software
5 5 (3.11%) EMC
6 3 (1.86%) Adobe
6 3 (1.86%) HP
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco
7 2 (1.24%) Remedy
7 2 (1.24%) Twitter
8 1 (0.62%) Freescale
8 1 (0.62%) Zend
8 1 (0.62%) Splunk
8 1 (0.62%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.62%) Tableau
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