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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 152 188 196
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 95 75 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 0.79% 0.55%
As % of the General category 3.12% 2.31% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 14
Average daily rate £346 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £235 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £26.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
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
3046 3245 3063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.58% 34.01% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1699 1547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 87 147
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +29 32 £343 -31.50% 29
Surrey +1 25 £250 +85.18% 14
Hampshire +11 14 £500 +53.25% 22
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £295 -23.87% 18
West Sussex +10 5 £375 - 4
East Sussex +7 3 - - 2
Kent -13 3 £201 -52.82% 1
Oxfordshire -1 1 £400 -2.43% 15
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 109 (63.37%) Manufacturing
2 106 (61.63%) Telecoms
2 106 (61.63%) Finance
3 104 (60.47%) Programme Management
4 103 (59.88%) Marketing
5 102 (59.30%) SAP
6 101 (58.72%) Business Intelligence
7 100 (58.14%) Digital Marketing
7 100 (58.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 30 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (15.70%) Software Engineering
9 27 (15.70%) Project Management
10 24 (13.95%) C++
11 22 (12.79%) Java
11 22 (12.79%) Degree
12 21 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.05%) Oracle
14 18 (10.47%) PRINCE2
15 16 (9.30%) Windows
16 15 (8.72%) C
17 14 (8.14%) QA
18 13 (7.56%) Migration
19 12 (6.98%) VMware
19 12 (6.98%) SQL
19 12 (6.98%) JIRA
19 12 (6.98%) Waterfall
20 11 (6.40%) Oracle Database
20 11 (6.40%) Confluence
20 11 (6.40%) Python
20 11 (6.40%) Microsoft

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 11 (6.40%) Confluence
2 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.16%) Drupal
3 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) Node.js
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.74%) MS Office
4 2 (1.16%) Simulink
5 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.58%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.58%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 100 (58.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.58%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.58%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.74%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.65%) DNS
2 7 (4.07%) DHCP
3 4 (2.33%) LAN
3 4 (2.33%) SAN
3 4 (2.33%) WAN
4 3 (1.74%) Firewall
4 3 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.74%) Wireless
5 2 (1.16%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.16%) Internet
5 2 (1.16%) MPLS
5 2 (1.16%) RS-232
5 2 (1.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.58%) 3G
6 1 (0.58%) 802.15
6 1 (0.58%) BGP
6 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.58%) OSPF
6 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.40%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.49%) Data Mining
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.33%) MySQL
3 4 (2.33%) SAP BI
4 3 (1.74%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (6.98%) JIRA
2 10 (5.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.91%) LabVIEW
3 5 (2.91%) Selenium
4 4 (2.33%) Android Studio
4 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.74%) Toad
5 3 (1.74%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.16%) JUnit
6 2 (1.16%) Subversion
6 2 (1.16%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.58%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.58%) GCC
7 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.58%) MSI
7 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 109 (63.37%) Manufacturing
2 106 (61.63%) Finance
2 106 (61.63%) Telecoms
3 103 (59.88%) Marketing
4 11 (6.40%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.49%) Automotive
6 2 (1.16%) Billing
6 2 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (18.60%) Analyst
2 27 (15.70%) Developer
3 22 (12.79%) Software Engineer
4 19 (11.05%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.14%) Architect
6 11 (6.40%) Embedded Engineer
6 11 (6.40%) Test Analyst
7 10 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.81%) IT Manager
8 9 (5.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Data Architect
9 8 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (4.07%) Project Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) Project Officer
10 7 (4.07%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Tester
11 6 (3.49%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Electronics Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.23%) Qt
2 8 (4.65%) .NET
3 7 (4.07%) HTML
3 7 (4.07%) Web Services
4 6 (3.49%) jQuery
5 5 (2.91%) CSS
5 5 (2.91%) OpenGL
5 5 (2.91%) XML
6 4 (2.33%) HTML5
6 4 (2.33%) OpenCL
7 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.74%) Ajax
7 3 (1.74%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.16%) JSP
8 2 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.16%) Spring
8 2 (1.16%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.16%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.23%) Physics
3 7 (4.07%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.74%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.16%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.16%) DTV
8 2 (1.16%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.16%) NHS
8 2 (1.16%) STB
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.30%) Windows
2 7 (4.07%) Linux
2 7 (4.07%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.91%) Android
4 4 (2.33%) Unix
5 2 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.58%) AIX
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) HPUX
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (60.47%) Programme Management
2 101 (58.72%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (58.14%) Digital Marketing
4 30 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.70%) Project Management
5 27 (15.70%) Software Engineering
6 21 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (10.47%) PRINCE2
8 13 (7.56%) Migration
9 12 (6.98%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.23%) ITIL
10 9 (5.23%) OO
11 8 (4.65%) Data Architecture
11 8 (4.65%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 8 (4.65%) Logistics
11 8 (4.65%) SDLC
12 7 (4.07%) ETL
12 7 (4.07%) TOGAF
12 7 (4.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.95%) C++
2 22 (12.79%) Java
3 15 (8.72%) C
4 12 (6.98%) SQL
5 11 (6.40%) Python
6 9 (5.23%) Embedded C
7 8 (4.65%) C#
8 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.49%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.91%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.33%) Tcl
12 3 (1.74%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.74%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.16%) VB
14 1 (0.58%) ABAP
14 1 (0.58%) Delphi
14 1 (0.58%) Pascal
14 1 (0.58%) Perl
14 1 (0.58%) PHP
14 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (12.79%) Degree
2 6 (3.49%) APMP
2 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.16%) HNC
5 2 (1.16%) HND
5 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.16%) MCP
6 1 (0.58%) CCNA
6 1 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CISSP
6 1 (0.58%) CLAS
6 1 (0.58%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.14%) QA
2 6 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.74%) MISRA
4 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.16%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.91%) Firmware
3 5 (2.91%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) Docker
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) SCCM
2 5 (2.91%) SCOM
3 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.16%) vRealize
4 1 (0.58%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.58%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 102 (59.30%) SAP
2 19 (11.05%) Oracle
3 12 (6.98%) VMware
4 11 (6.40%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.07%) Cisco
6 4 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.33%) EMC
6 4 (2.33%) HP
6 4 (2.33%) NetApp
7 3 (1.74%) BT
7 3 (1.74%) Huawei
7 3 (1.74%) Juniper
8 2 (1.16%) BMC
8 2 (1.16%) CA
8 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.16%) Embarcadero
8 2 (1.16%) hybris
8 2 (1.16%) IBM
8 2 (1.16%) Nokia
8 2 (1.16%) Symantec
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