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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 153 189 165
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -24
Contract jobs citing Electronics 89 41 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.49% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.73% 1.34% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 11 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 26
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.58 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3255 3071 3908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.45% 36.43% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 1495 1694
Average daily rate £370 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 137 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +27 32 £363 -13.17% 15
Oxfordshire +10 14 £425 +136.11% 14
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £388 - 21
Hampshire - 11 £285 - 10
Surrey -11 9 £281 -18.47% 5
Middlesex -7 5 £315 +1.61% 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 103 (63.19%) Telecoms
2 97 (59.51%) Manufacturing
2 97 (59.51%) Marketing
3 93 (57.06%) Finance
4 90 (55.21%) Business Intelligence
5 89 (54.60%) SAP
5 89 (54.60%) Programme Management
5 89 (54.60%) DTV
6 88 (53.99%) Digital Marketing
6 88 (53.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 31 (19.02%) Software Engineering
8 30 (18.40%) Degree
9 24 (14.72%) Java
10 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
11 19 (11.66%) Project Management
11 19 (11.66%) .NET
12 18 (11.04%) C++
12 18 (11.04%) Linux
13 17 (10.43%) Military
14 14 (8.59%) Windows
14 14 (8.59%) OO
15 13 (7.98%) C#
15 13 (7.98%) HP
15 13 (7.98%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (7.36%) Oracle
16 12 (7.36%) PRINCE2
16 12 (7.36%) Validation
17 11 (6.75%) UML
17 11 (6.75%) Requirements Management
17 11 (6.75%) Software Testing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.84%) Commerce Server
2 3 (1.84%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
3 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) Confluence
4 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Office
2 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Simulink
3 1 (0.61%) SPSS
3 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 88 (53.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) SmartPlant
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Force.com
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) 3GPP
2 9 (5.52%) GPRS
3 8 (4.91%) DNS
4 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.29%) LAN
4 7 (4.29%) WAN
5 6 (3.68%) LTE
6 5 (3.07%) VoLTE
6 5 (3.07%) Wireless
6 5 (3.07%) MPLS
6 5 (3.07%) Internet
6 5 (3.07%) UMTS
6 5 (3.07%) GSM
6 5 (3.07%) 4G
7 4 (2.45%) ZigBee
7 4 (2.45%) HSPA
7 4 (2.45%) IPv6
7 4 (2.45%) WCDMA
7 4 (2.45%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.45%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.23%) Big Data
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.23%) MySQL
4 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.61%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.61%) MS Access
5 1 (0.61%) OLAP
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.52%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (2.45%) Ant
4 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.84%) Maven
4 3 (1.84%) Subversion
4 3 (1.84%) Selenium
5 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.23%) NUnit
5 2 (1.23%) Hudson
5 2 (1.23%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.61%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.61%) ProC
6 1 (0.61%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.61%) JUnit
6 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
General
1 103 (63.19%) Telecoms
2 97 (59.51%) Manufacturing
2 97 (59.51%) Marketing
3 93 (57.06%) Finance
4 17 (10.43%) Military
5 9 (5.52%) Retail
6 5 (3.07%) Automotive
6 5 (3.07%) Banking
7 4 (2.45%) Legal
8 3 (1.84%) Advertising
9 2 (1.23%) Avionics
10 1 (0.61%) Games
10 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.61%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 26 (15.95%) Analyst
2 21 (12.88%) Developer
3 20 (12.27%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.43%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.13%) Test Engineer
5 10 (6.13%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.91%) Architect
6 8 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (3.68%) Technical Manager
7 6 (3.68%) Systems Test Engineer
7 6 (3.68%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.07%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.07%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (2.45%) Systems Architect
9 4 (2.45%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (2.45%) Tester
10 3 (1.84%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (1.84%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (1.84%) Development Manager
10 3 (1.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.66%) .NET
2 9 (5.52%) XML
3 8 (4.91%) CSS
4 7 (4.29%) HTML
5 6 (3.68%) SOAP
5 6 (3.68%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.68%) Web Services
6 5 (3.07%) J2EE
7 4 (2.45%) WCF
7 4 (2.45%) jQuery
7 4 (2.45%) HTML5
7 4 (2.45%) CSS3
7 4 (2.45%) STL
8 3 (1.84%) RESTful
9 2 (1.23%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.23%) WPF
9 2 (1.23%) LINQ
9 2 (1.23%) Ninject
9 2 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (54.60%) DTV
2 10 (6.13%) NHS
3 9 (5.52%) Firmware
4 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.68%) Smart Meter
6 5 (3.07%) VHDL
6 5 (3.07%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.45%) Open Source
7 4 (2.45%) FMCG
8 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.84%) New Media
8 3 (1.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.23%) Physics
9 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.23%) Handset
9 2 (1.23%) ASIC
10 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.61%) Clustering
10 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.04%) Linux
2 14 (8.59%) Windows
3 5 (3.07%) Android
4 4 (2.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.84%) UNIX
6 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
7 1 (0.61%) Solaris
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (55.21%) Business Intelligence
2 89 (54.60%) Programme Management
3 88 (53.99%) Digital Marketing
4 31 (19.02%) Software Engineering
5 19 (11.66%) Project Management
6 14 (8.59%) OO
7 12 (7.36%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.36%) Validation
8 11 (6.75%) UML
8 11 (6.75%) Requirements Management
8 11 (6.75%) Software Testing
9 10 (6.13%) Multithreading
10 9 (5.52%) Migration
11 8 (4.91%) MVC
12 7 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.29%) Scrum
12 7 (4.29%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (3.68%) Resource Management
13 6 (3.68%) Logistics
13 6 (3.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.72%) Java
2 18 (11.04%) C++
3 13 (7.98%) C#
4 10 (6.13%) C
5 9 (5.52%) SQL
6 8 (4.91%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.91%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.45%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.84%) Python
9 2 (1.23%) Ruby
9 2 (1.23%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.23%) Perl
9 2 (1.23%) PHP
9 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.23%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (18.40%) Degree
2 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) ISEB
4 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.07%) PMP
6 5 (3.07%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PhD
9 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.23%) DO-254
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) Xen
2 2 (1.23%) KVM
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) NFS
3 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (7.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Nagios
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) YUM
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 89 (54.60%) SAP
2 13 (7.98%) HP
3 12 (7.36%) Oracle
4 9 (5.52%) Cisco
5 6 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.07%) IBM
6 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.45%) Siebel
7 4 (2.45%) Perforce
8 3 (1.84%) ATG
8 3 (1.84%) EMC
8 3 (1.84%) hybris
9 2 (1.23%) Google
9 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.23%) Cramer
9 2 (1.23%) VMware
10 1 (0.61%) Sun
10 1 (0.61%) Dell
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