The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xilinx products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xilinx over the 3 months to 8 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Xilinx, Inc.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xilinx
Rank - 146 -
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £338 £425
% change year-on-year
- -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £44.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.74% +7.87%
Xilinx
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1226 1291 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.77% 39.92% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 770 587
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.38 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Xilinx
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Xilinx Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Xilinx
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx across the South West region.

Xilinx Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Xilinx
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Xilinx 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 Xilinx.

1 7 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (85.71%) Altera
2 6 (85.71%) Firmware
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) RS-232
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) VHDL
5 2 (28.57%) Verilog
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
5 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
5 2 (28.57%) DO-254
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Avionics
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Military
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (14.29%) Simulink

Xilinx
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Xilinx 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 Xilinx. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) RS-232
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Verilog
2 2 (28.57%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Altera