The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.80% 0.77% 1.19%
As % of the General category 2.73% 2.33% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £306 £405 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.38% +55.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £381 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £429 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +10.34% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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 Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 183 215 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 29.14% 33.28% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 130 132
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £6.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +411.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Birmingham

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Birmingham

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (53.33%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 6 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) ATM
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Veritas
6 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Escalation Management
7 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
7 2 (13.33%) Presales
7 2 (13.33%) Problem Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) ATM
3 2 (13.33%) 802.11
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Frame Relay
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) PPP
3 2 (13.33%) RIP
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) WLAN
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.67%) Moq
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (6.67%) CMDB
4 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Escalation Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCDA
2 2 (13.33%) CCDP
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) SRDF
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas
3 2 (13.33%) AirMagnet
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata
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