The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 171 168 161
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 75 67 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the General category 2.14% 2.09% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 36
Average daily rate £318 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 25
Average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £26.00 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3501 3202 3991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.40% 37.69% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1486 1751
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 187 213
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Electronics
England

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex +7 16 £275 -10.56% 6
Berkshire -2 16 £285 -28.75% 21
Oxfordshire +3 10 £350 -24.32% 15
Hampshire -9 9 £450 +19.60% 15
Surrey -27 7 £300 -4.00% 17
Buckinghamshire - 5 £368 - 11
East Sussex -10 2 - - 6
West Sussex - 2 - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 35 (32.71%) Marketing
2 33 (30.84%) Telecoms
3 32 (29.91%) Manufacturing
4 30 (28.04%) Finance
5 28 (26.17%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (25.23%) SAP
7 26 (24.30%) Degree
7 26 (24.30%) Security Cleared
8 25 (23.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 25 (23.36%) C++
9 24 (22.43%) DTV
9 24 (22.43%) Programme Management
9 24 (22.43%) Digital Marketing
10 23 (21.50%) Java
11 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
12 16 (14.95%) Linux
12 16 (14.95%) Military
13 13 (12.15%) UML
13 13 (12.15%) OO
13 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
14 12 (11.21%) Multithreading
14 12 (11.21%) C
14 12 (11.21%) Validation
15 11 (10.28%) .NET
15 11 (10.28%) MATLAB
16 10 (9.35%) Project Management
16 10 (9.35%) Windows
17 9 (8.41%) Mathematics
18 8 (7.48%) Requirements Management
18 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Simulink
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (23.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
1 1 (0.93%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) LAN
2 3 (2.80%) VLAN
2 3 (2.80%) NFC
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.87%) SONET
3 2 (1.87%) MPLS
3 2 (1.87%) BGP
3 2 (1.87%) SDH
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) LDAP
4 1 (0.93%) CDMA
4 1 (0.93%) DAB
4 1 (0.93%) DVB
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.80%) MS Access
1 3 (2.80%) Couchbase
1 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.87%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.93%) OLAP
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (5.61%) Subversion
3 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.80%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.87%) Selenium
4 2 (1.87%) Trac
4 2 (1.87%) NUnit
4 2 (1.87%) Maven
4 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.87%) Ant
5 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Gradle
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.93%) LLVM
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (32.71%) Marketing
2 33 (30.84%) Telecoms
3 32 (29.91%) Manufacturing
4 30 (28.04%) Finance
5 16 (14.95%) Military
6 8 (7.48%) Retail
7 7 (6.54%) Banking
8 5 (4.67%) Automotive
9 4 (3.74%) Legal
9 4 (3.74%) Games
10 3 (2.80%) Advertising
11 2 (1.87%) Avionics
11 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.93%) Publishing
12 1 (0.93%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 20 (18.69%) Software Engineer
2 16 (14.95%) Developer
3 14 (13.08%) Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.61%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Test Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Electronics Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Programmer
8 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.74%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Team Leader
9 3 (2.80%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) C++ Applications Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) .NET
2 5 (4.67%) XML
3 4 (3.74%) HTML
4 3 (2.80%) J2EE
4 3 (2.80%) CSS
4 3 (2.80%) SOAP
4 3 (2.80%) STL
4 3 (2.80%) jQuery
5 2 (1.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (1.87%) Ninject
5 2 (1.87%) CSS3
5 2 (1.87%) HTML5
5 2 (1.87%) Android NDK
5 2 (1.87%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (1.87%) WPF
5 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.87%) Middleware
5 2 (1.87%) XSLT
6 1 (0.93%) XSD
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) DTV
2 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.41%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.61%) Physics
5 5 (4.67%) NHS
5 5 (4.67%) FMCG
6 4 (3.74%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.80%) VHDL
7 3 (2.80%) Handset
7 3 (2.80%) New Media
7 3 (2.80%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.87%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.87%) Open Source
8 2 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.87%) PKI
8 2 (1.87%) IPTV
8 2 (1.87%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Linux
2 10 (9.35%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Android
4 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (22.43%) Programme Management
2 24 (22.43%) Digital Marketing
3 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
4 13 (12.15%) UML
4 13 (12.15%) OO
5 12 (11.21%) Multithreading
5 12 (11.21%) Validation
6 10 (9.35%) Project Management
7 8 (7.48%) Requirements Management
8 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.54%) Logistics
9 6 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.61%) Migration
10 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.67%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (3.74%) Analytics
11 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.36%) C++
2 23 (21.50%) Java
3 12 (11.21%) C
4 11 (10.28%) MATLAB
5 7 (6.54%) SQL
6 6 (5.61%) C#
7 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.74%) Perl
9 3 (2.80%) VC++
9 3 (2.80%) Python
9 3 (2.80%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.93%) Korn
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) C-shell
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) Degree
1 26 (24.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) MCSE
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.80%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.87%) PMP
5 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) HND
6 1 (0.93%) PhD
6 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.93%) DO-254
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Xen
2 2 (1.87%) KVM
3 1 (0.93%) NFS
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Nagios
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) YUM
1 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) SAP
2 7 (6.54%) EMC
3 4 (3.74%) Perforce
3 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) Siebel
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.87%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.87%) Cramer
5 2 (1.87%) VMware
5 2 (1.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (1.87%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.93%) Vignette
6 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) BEA
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Sun
6 1 (0.93%) HP
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