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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 197 150 196
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +46
Contract jobs citing Electronics 73 93 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.01% 0.45%
As % of the General category 2.18% 2.87% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £248 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Average hourly rate £39.77 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £21.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £44.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
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
3348 3237 3131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.23% 35.27% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1714 1559
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 £220 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 124
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 -6 28 £322 -14.13% 19
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £400 +3.22% 18
Surrey -3 12 £388 +37.77% 13
Kent - 6 £215 - 6
Hampshire -14 5 £369 +29.38% 12
Oxfordshire -29 4 £185 -58.88% 16
Middlesex -4 2 - - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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 87 (51.79%) Telecoms
2 68 (40.48%) SAP
3 63 (37.50%) Marketing
4 62 (36.90%) Manufacturing
5 60 (35.71%) Finance
6 59 (35.12%) DTV
7 58 (34.52%) Programme Management
7 58 (34.52%) Digital Marketing
7 58 (34.52%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (33.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 40 (23.81%) Degree
10 39 (23.21%) C++
11 28 (16.67%) C
12 26 (15.48%) Software Engineering
13 25 (14.88%) MS Office
14 19 (11.31%) Linux
14 19 (11.31%) LTE
15 18 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (10.12%) Security Cleared
17 16 (9.52%) MS Excel
17 16 (9.52%) Java
18 15 (8.93%) OO
18 15 (8.93%) PRINCE2
18 15 (8.93%) 3G
18 15 (8.93%) Project Management
18 15 (8.93%) 4G
19 14 (8.33%) SQL
19 14 (8.33%) Computer Science
19 14 (8.33%) QA
20 13 (7.74%) C#

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.19%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.60%) Mule
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.60%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (14.88%) MS Office
2 16 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.98%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.79%) InDesign
6 2 (1.19%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.19%) Simulink
6 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.60%) SPSS
7 1 (0.60%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.60%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.60%) MS Project
7 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 57 (33.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.19%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.31%) LTE
2 15 (8.93%) 4G
2 15 (8.93%) 3G
3 12 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (5.95%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.76%) IPsec
6 6 (3.57%) 3GPP
6 6 (3.57%) Bluetooth
7 5 (2.98%) 2G
8 4 (2.38%) Wireless
8 4 (2.38%) DNS
9 3 (1.79%) UMTS
9 3 (1.79%) SNMP
10 2 (1.19%) VPN
10 2 (1.19%) SS7
10 2 (1.19%) VRRP
10 2 (1.19%) ISUP
10 2 (1.19%) SCCP
10 2 (1.19%) INAP
10 2 (1.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.79%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.19%) MySQL
5 2 (1.19%) MS Access
6 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.60%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.60%) QlikView
6 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.98%) JIRA
3 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.38%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.79%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.79%) Selenium
5 2 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.19%) JMeter
6 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 87 (51.79%) Telecoms
2 63 (37.50%) Marketing
3 62 (36.90%) Manufacturing
4 60 (35.71%) Finance
5 9 (5.36%) Automotive
5 9 (5.36%) Military
6 4 (2.38%) Retail
6 4 (2.38%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.79%) Legal
8 2 (1.19%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (17.86%) Developer
2 27 (16.07%) Analyst
3 25 (14.88%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 10 (5.95%) Test Engineer
6 9 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) Electronics Engineer
10 5 (2.98%) Business Manager
11 4 (2.38%) Project Planner
11 4 (2.38%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (1.79%) Change Manager
12 3 (1.79%) Information Analyst
12 3 (1.79%) Junior
12 3 (1.79%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.36%) CSS
2 8 (4.76%) HTML
3 7 (4.17%) .NET
4 4 (2.38%) XML
4 4 (2.38%) JFace
4 4 (2.38%) jQuery
5 3 (1.79%) HTML5
5 3 (1.79%) EDI
6 2 (1.19%) SOAP
6 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.19%) Web Services
6 2 (1.19%) RESTful
6 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.19%) CSS3
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 59 (35.12%) DTV
2 14 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.14%) NHS
4 9 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.76%) PKI
6 7 (4.17%) Physics
7 6 (3.57%) Device Driver
8 5 (2.98%) User Experience
9 4 (2.38%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.79%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.19%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.19%) Statistics
12 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.60%) Robotics
12 1 (0.60%) Mechatronics
12 1 (0.60%) Ergonomics
12 1 (0.60%) Human Factors
12 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.60%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.31%) Linux
2 13 (7.74%) UNIX
2 13 (7.74%) Windows
3 8 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.98%) Android
6 4 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) CentOS
8 1 (0.60%) HPUX
8 1 (0.60%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.52%) Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.52%) Programme Management
1 58 (34.52%) Digital Marketing
2 26 (15.48%) Software Engineering
3 18 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.93%) Project Management
4 15 (8.93%) PRINCE2
4 15 (8.93%) OO
5 13 (7.74%) ITIL
6 12 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 10 (5.95%) Waterfall
8 8 (4.76%) Line Management
8 8 (4.76%) SDLC
8 8 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.17%) Validation
9 7 (4.17%) Change Management
9 7 (4.17%) Service Management
10 6 (3.57%) V-Model
11 5 (2.98%) Test Scripting
11 5 (2.98%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.21%) C++
2 28 (16.67%) C
3 16 (9.52%) Java
4 14 (8.33%) SQL
5 13 (7.74%) C#
6 10 (5.95%) Python
6 10 (5.95%) Embedded C
7 7 (4.17%) Embedded C++
7 7 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.57%) Perl
8 6 (3.57%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.19%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.19%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.60%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.60%) ABAP
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (23.81%) Degree
2 17 (10.12%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.57%) HND
4 6 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.98%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.98%) ISEB
6 4 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.38%) HNC
7 3 (1.79%) PMP
7 3 (1.79%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.19%) ACCA
8 2 (1.19%) CIMA
8 2 (1.19%) CCNP
8 2 (1.19%) CCNA
8 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.60%) MCP
9 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Firmware
2 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (1.19%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 68 (40.48%) SAP
2 10 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.17%) TOWER Software
5 6 (3.57%) Oracle
6 5 (2.98%) HP
7 4 (2.38%) EMC
8 3 (1.79%) Adobe
8 3 (1.79%) VMware
9 2 (1.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (1.19%) Remedy
9 2 (1.19%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.19%) Twitter
9 2 (1.19%) Nokia
9 2 (1.19%) i2
9 2 (1.19%) Nortel
9 2 (1.19%) Avaya
9 2 (1.19%) CA
9 2 (1.19%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
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