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 25 June 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.

Electronics
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 69 60
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% 0.37% 0.66%
As % of the General category 1.93% 1.06% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £300 £380 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -3.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +22.58% +6.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.88% -10.62%  

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 207 284 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 34.27% 34.85% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 211 186
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.75 £37.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +138.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £36.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in Birmingham

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) Migration
4 6 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (26.67%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) ATM
7 3 (20.00%) NetApp
7 3 (20.00%) Veritas
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) vCenter Server
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (13.33%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (13.33%) VLAN
8 2 (13.33%) Marketing

Electronics
Co-occurring 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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) 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%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Storage Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Architect
3 1 (6.67%) HP Storage Architect
3 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) GStreamer
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) 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%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
4 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
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
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (66.67%) 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 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) SRDF
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) NetApp
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) AirMagnet
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata