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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 145 200 190
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -10
Contract jobs citing Electronics 106 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 0.37% 0.63%
As % of the General category 3.36% 0.98% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 8 13
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£375 £293 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £226 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £370 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.94 £28.55 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £52.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +1.38%
Electronics
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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
3153 3267 3766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.94% 37.35% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 1648 1626
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 113 144
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 2014.

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
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 29 August 2014. 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 +40 35 £375 +26.58% 11
Oxfordshire - 21 £425 - 11
Surrey +2 12 £269 - 6
Hampshire -6 12 £263 +6.06% 14
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £424 - 10
Middlesex +1 8 £315 +1.61% 1
Kent -8 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 4
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 120 (67.04%) Telecoms
2 114 (63.69%) Manufacturing
3 113 (63.13%) Marketing
4 110 (61.45%) Finance
5 109 (60.89%) DTV
6 108 (60.34%) Programme Management
7 107 (59.78%) SAP
7 107 (59.78%) Business Intelligence
7 107 (59.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 107 (59.78%) Digital Marketing
8 33 (18.44%) Software Engineering
9 29 (16.20%) Degree
10 27 (15.08%) Java
11 22 (12.29%) .NET
12 21 (11.73%) Linux
13 19 (10.61%) C++
14 18 (10.06%) Windows
15 17 (9.50%) Project Management
16 16 (8.94%) PRINCE2
16 16 (8.94%) OO
17 15 (8.38%) C#
17 15 (8.38%) Oracle
17 15 (8.38%) Security Cleared
18 14 (7.82%) HP Quality Center
18 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
18 14 (7.82%) HP
18 14 (7.82%) Military
19 12 (6.70%) ISEB
19 12 (6.70%) WAN
19 12 (6.70%) SQL

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.68%) Commerce Server
3 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.12%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.12%) Confluence
4 2 (1.12%) CMS
4 2 (1.12%) IIS
4 2 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (5.03%) MS Office
2 3 (1.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) SPSS
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 107 (59.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.56%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Force.com
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.70%) WAN
2 11 (6.15%) LAN
3 10 (5.59%) 3GPP
4 9 (5.03%) GPRS
5 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.47%) DNS
6 7 (3.91%) DVB
7 6 (3.35%) LTE
8 5 (2.79%) Wireless
8 5 (2.79%) 4G
8 5 (2.79%) VoLTE
8 5 (2.79%) MPLS
8 5 (2.79%) GSM
8 5 (2.79%) UMTS
9 4 (2.23%) WCDMA
9 4 (2.23%) IPv6
9 4 (2.23%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.23%) ZigBee
9 4 (2.23%) HSPA
10 3 (1.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.79%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.23%) MySQL
4 4 (2.23%) Couchbase
4 4 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.12%) Big Data
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.56%) OLAP
6 1 (0.56%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.35%) Subversion
3 4 (2.23%) Maven
3 4 (2.23%) Ant
3 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.68%) Hudson
4 3 (1.68%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.68%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (1.68%) JIRA
4 3 (1.68%) Selenium
4 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.12%) NUnit
5 2 (1.12%) JUnit
5 2 (1.12%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.56%) FishEye
General
1 120 (67.04%) Telecoms
2 114 (63.69%) Manufacturing
3 113 (63.13%) Marketing
4 110 (61.45%) Finance
5 14 (7.82%) Military
6 7 (3.91%) Retail
7 3 (1.68%) Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Automotive
8 2 (1.12%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (15.64%) Analyst
2 27 (15.08%) Developer
3 21 (11.73%) Software Engineer
4 19 (10.61%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.26%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.26%) Architect
6 11 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Tester
8 7 (3.91%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.35%) Systems Test Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (3.35%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Quality Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.23%) Systems Architect
11 4 (2.23%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.29%) .NET
2 11 (6.15%) CSS
3 10 (5.59%) HTML
4 9 (5.03%) XML
5 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.47%) Web Services
6 6 (3.35%) jQuery
6 6 (3.35%) J2EE
6 6 (3.35%) SOAP
7 5 (2.79%) HTML5
8 4 (2.23%) CSS3
8 4 (2.23%) STL
8 4 (2.23%) WCF
9 3 (1.68%) RESTful
9 3 (1.68%) JSP
9 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (1.12%) JFace
10 2 (1.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (1.12%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 109 (60.89%) DTV
2 10 (5.59%) NHS
3 8 (4.47%) Firmware
3 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.91%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.79%) VHDL
5 5 (2.79%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.23%) Open Source
7 3 (1.68%) CMDB
7 3 (1.68%) Physics
7 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) Handset
8 2 (1.12%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.12%) IPTV
8 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.73%) Linux
2 18 (10.06%) Windows
3 8 (4.47%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.79%) Android
4 5 (2.79%) UNIX
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (60.34%) Programme Management
2 107 (59.78%) Business Intelligence
2 107 (59.78%) Digital Marketing
3 33 (18.44%) Software Engineering
4 17 (9.50%) Project Management
5 16 (8.94%) PRINCE2
5 16 (8.94%) OO
6 11 (6.15%) UML
6 11 (6.15%) Software Testing
6 11 (6.15%) Requirements Management
7 10 (5.59%) Multithreading
7 10 (5.59%) Migration
7 10 (5.59%) MVC
7 10 (5.59%) Embedded Software Development
8 9 (5.03%) Validation
8 9 (5.03%) Scrum
8 9 (5.03%) Test Scripting
8 9 (5.03%) TOGAF
9 7 (3.91%) Resource Management
9 7 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.08%) Java
2 19 (10.61%) C++
3 15 (8.38%) C#
4 12 (6.70%) SQL
5 11 (6.15%) C
5 11 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.79%) MATLAB
6 5 (2.79%) Embedded C
7 4 (2.23%) Python
7 4 (2.23%) PHP
8 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.12%) Perl
9 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.12%) Ruby
9 2 (1.12%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.56%) C-shell
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (16.20%) Degree
2 15 (8.38%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.70%) ISEB
4 6 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.79%) PMP
5 5 (2.79%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.68%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Xen
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) KVM
3 1 (0.56%) NFS
3 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (7.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) YUM
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 107 (59.78%) SAP
2 15 (8.38%) Oracle
3 14 (7.82%) HP
4 10 (5.59%) Cisco
5 6 (3.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.79%) IBM
6 5 (2.79%) Perforce
7 4 (2.23%) hybris
7 4 (2.23%) Siebel
8 3 (1.68%) Remedy
8 3 (1.68%) ATG
8 3 (1.68%) BMC
9 2 (1.12%) Symantec
9 2 (1.12%) Google
9 2 (1.12%) Green Hills
9 2 (1.12%) VMware
9 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.56%) NetCracker
10 1 (0.56%) F5
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