The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 100 114
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 13 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.70% 1.06% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.68% 2.61% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 4
Median daily rate £340 £359 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.22% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £48.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +12.67%  

Electronics is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 773 998 1197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 41.76% 40.55% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 416 541
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.12 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £49.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Electronics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Berkshire

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Berkshire

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in Berkshire

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Berkshire

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 6 £240 -37.04% 2
Slough +11 4 £345 - 3
Newbury - 1 £375 - 2
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 30 (73.17%) Telecoms
2 29 (70.73%) Manufacturing
3 23 (56.10%) Finance
3 23 (56.10%) Programme Management
3 23 (56.10%) SAP
3 23 (56.10%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (56.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (56.10%) Marketing
3 23 (56.10%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (21.95%) Linux
5 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 7 (17.07%) Feasibility Study
6 6 (14.63%) Firmware
6 6 (14.63%) Validation
6 6 (14.63%) HTML
6 6 (14.63%) CSS
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
7 5 (12.20%) DevOps
7 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.20%) FTP
7 5 (12.20%) HTTP
7 5 (12.20%) Windows
7 5 (12.20%) PHP
7 5 (12.20%) SQL
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Wireless

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (56.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) FTP
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) Wireless
3 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) ICMP
4 2 (4.88%) IGMP
4 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) MPLS
4 2 (4.88%) SNMP
4 2 (4.88%) SSH
4 2 (4.88%) SSL
4 2 (4.88%) Telnet
4 2 (4.88%) VLAN
4 2 (4.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 30 (73.17%) Telecoms
2 29 (70.73%) Manufacturing
3 23 (56.10%) Finance
3 23 (56.10%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Electrical Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Design Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) CSS
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) LAMP
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) Kafka
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.32%) IPTV
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (4.88%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.44%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) Digital Marketing
1 23 (56.10%) Programme Management
2 7 (17.07%) Feasibility Study
3 6 (14.63%) Validation
4 5 (12.20%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
7 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Product Management
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) TDD
7 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
2 5 (12.20%) PHP
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) C
4 3 (7.32%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) Go
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CCNP
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) CCIP
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.44%) MBA
3 1 (2.44%) PhD
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Firmware
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Docker
4 2 (4.88%) NFS
4 2 (4.88%) Samba
4 2 (4.88%) Squid
5 1 (2.44%) HDFS
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Nagios
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) SAP
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Avaya
5 2 (4.88%) EMC
5 2 (4.88%) Ericsson
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Cadence
6 1 (2.44%) Cramer
6 1 (2.44%) Huawei
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper
6 1 (2.44%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.44%) PTC
6 1 (2.44%) Samsung
6 1 (2.44%) Teradata
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