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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 188 175 176
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 84 93 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the General category 2.64% 2.73% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £408 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £27.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +9.72%
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
3185 3402 3278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.97% 34.09% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1759 1729
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 85 121
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +22 19 £405 +22.72% 13
Berkshire -10 18 £381 +7.01% 13
Hampshire +9 13 £375 - 19
Surrey -8 12 £185 - 11
East Sussex +4 11 - - 2
Oxfordshire +5 4 - - 6
Kent -21 2 £332 -
Middlesex -2 1 £350 -
West Sussex -17 1 - - 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 96 (54.86%) Telecoms
1 96 (54.86%) Finance
1 96 (54.86%) Manufacturing
2 93 (53.14%) Marketing
3 92 (52.57%) Programme Management
4 91 (52.00%) SAP
4 91 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
4 91 (52.00%) Digital Marketing
5 90 (51.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 30 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 28 (16.00%) Degree
8 26 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (12.57%) C
10 22 (12.57%) Java
11 21 (12.00%) Project Management
12 19 (10.86%) Windows
13 17 (9.71%) Oracle
14 16 (9.14%) C++
14 16 (9.14%) QA
15 15 (8.57%) VMware
16 14 (8.00%) Python
16 14 (8.00%) Physics
17 13 (7.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 13 (7.43%) EMC
18 12 (6.86%) Migration
18 12 (6.86%) Aerospace
18 12 (6.86%) Active Directory
18 12 (6.86%) Assembly Language
19 11 (6.29%) MS Excel

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (5.14%) Confluence
2 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.29%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.57%) Drupal
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.57%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) SAS
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.71%) Simulink
4 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.57%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.57%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 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%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) DNS
2 8 (4.57%) DHCP
3 6 (3.43%) Internet
3 6 (3.43%) SAN
4 5 (2.86%) Bluetooth
4 5 (2.86%) RS-232
5 4 (2.29%) Firewall
5 4 (2.29%) LAN
5 4 (2.29%) WAN
6 3 (1.71%) 3G
6 3 (1.71%) NFC
6 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.71%) VPN
6 3 (1.71%) WLAN
7 2 (1.14%) 2G
7 2 (1.14%) FTP
7 2 (1.14%) HTTP
7 2 (1.14%) MPLS
7 2 (1.14%) Wireless
7 2 (1.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.43%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.29%) SAP BI
5 3 (1.71%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.14%) Big Data
6 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) Datazen
7 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.29%) JIRA
2 10 (5.71%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.86%) Selenium
4 4 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.29%) LabVIEW
5 3 (1.71%) Android Studio
5 3 (1.71%) Toad
5 3 (1.71%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.14%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.57%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.57%) Emacs
7 1 (0.57%) GCC
7 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.57%) MSI
7 1 (0.57%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.57%) Redmine
7 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 96 (54.86%) Finance
1 96 (54.86%) Manufacturing
1 96 (54.86%) Telecoms
2 93 (53.14%) Marketing
3 12 (6.86%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.86%) Automotive
5 2 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (18.29%) Analyst
2 26 (14.86%) Software Engineer
3 23 (13.14%) Developer
4 20 (11.43%) Electronics Engineer
5 14 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 14 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.43%) Architect
6 13 (7.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.29%) Hardware Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) IT Manager
8 10 (5.71%) Test Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (5.14%) Senior Electronics Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Senior Hardware Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.29%) .NET
2 8 (4.57%) Qt
2 8 (4.57%) Web Services
3 4 (2.29%) HTML
3 4 (2.29%) XML
4 3 (1.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.71%) HTML5
4 3 (1.71%) Middleware
4 3 (1.71%) OpenCL
4 3 (1.71%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.14%) CSS
5 2 (1.14%) JMS
5 2 (1.14%) jQuery
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
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
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) Physics
2 13 (7.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.57%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.86%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.29%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.14%) VHDL
10 1 (0.57%) CESG
10 1 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.57%) EMV
10 1 (0.57%) Handset
10 1 (0.57%) NHS
10 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.57%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.86%) Windows
2 9 (5.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.00%) Android
4 6 (3.43%) Linux
5 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.29%) Unix
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.57%) AIX
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (52.57%) Programme Management
2 91 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
2 91 (52.00%) Digital Marketing
3 30 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 26 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (12.00%) Project Management
7 12 (6.86%) Migration
8 11 (6.29%) Schematic Capture
9 10 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.71%) SDLC
9 10 (5.71%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.14%) CAD
11 8 (4.57%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.57%) ITIL
12 7 (4.00%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.00%) Logistics
12 7 (4.00%) Resource Management
13 6 (3.43%) Data Architecture
13 6 (3.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.57%) C
1 22 (12.57%) Java
2 16 (9.14%) C++
3 14 (8.00%) Python
4 12 (6.86%) Assembly Language
5 10 (5.71%) C#
5 10 (5.71%) Embedded C
5 10 (5.71%) SQL
6 6 (3.43%) MATLAB
7 5 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.29%) Tcl
9 2 (1.14%) ABAP
9 2 (1.14%) PHP
10 1 (0.57%) Delphi
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) VB
10 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (16.00%) Degree
2 9 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.29%) APMP
4 4 (2.29%) ISEB
5 3 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.14%) MCP
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.57%) CCNA
7 1 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.57%) CLAS
7 1 (0.57%) HNC
7 1 (0.57%) HND
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PhD
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.14%) QA
2 7 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.29%) MISRA
4 3 (1.71%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.57%) JTAG
6 1 (0.57%) P3O
6 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.43%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.14%) Firmware
5 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.57%) Docker
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.43%) SCCM
2 5 (2.86%) SCOM
3 2 (1.14%) vRealize
4 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
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%) Oracle
3 15 (8.57%) VMware
4 13 (7.43%) EMC
5 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.00%) Cisco
7 5 (2.86%) HP
7 5 (2.86%) NetApp
8 4 (2.29%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.71%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.71%) Citrix
9 3 (1.71%) Freescale
10 2 (1.14%) Adobe
10 2 (1.14%) BMC
10 2 (1.14%) CA
10 2 (1.14%) CommVault
10 2 (1.14%) Embarcadero
10 2 (1.14%) Huawei
10 2 (1.14%) IBM
10 2 (1.14%) Nokia
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