Period
to 21 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 284 189
Rank change year-on-year +44 -95 +39
Contract jobs citing Electronics 117 91 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.55% 1.25%
As % of the General category 2.34% 1.60% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 41 106
South East median daily rate £363 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -21.05% +23.38%
10th Percentile £120 £120 £250
90th Percentile £585 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 44
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £13.84 £21.25 £14.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £77.50
England median hourly rate £46.50 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.49% +11.25% +0.63%

Electronics is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,996 5,692 6,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.84% 34.42% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,709 3,273 3,474
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £246
90th Percentile £625 £588 £570
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 179 254
South East median hourly rate £25.58 £25.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +25.60% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.73 £11.60
90th Percentile £49.68 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +24 34 £468 +8.41% 41
Surrey +52 27 £148 -64.12% 29
Thames Valley +12 26 £350 -6.67% 67
Berkshire -10 20 £350 -2.78% 29
East Sussex +5 13 £400 +233.33% 11
Kent +1 8 £340 +13.33% 10
West Sussex +16 7 £140 -68.45% 11
Oxfordshire +19 4 £350 -26.32% 13
Buckinghamshire +24 2 £550 +46.67% 25
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 65 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 62 (52.99%) Telecoms
2 62 (52.99%) SAP
2 62 (52.99%) Public Sector
3 61 (52.14%) Marketing
4 60 (51.28%) Digital Marketing
4 60 (51.28%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (51.28%) Finance
4 60 (51.28%) Programme Management
5 26 (22.22%) Windows
6 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
7 21 (17.95%) Windows 10
8 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
9 19 (16.24%) C
9 19 (16.24%) NHS
10 15 (12.82%) Embedded C
10 15 (12.82%) C++
11 14 (11.97%) Python
12 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 12 (10.26%) Degree
14 11 (9.40%) Machine Learning
15 10 (8.55%) Windows 7
16 9 (7.69%) DV Cleared
16 9 (7.69%) Firmware
16 9 (7.69%) Embedded C++
16 9 (7.69%) Java
16 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
16 9 (7.69%) Law
17 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
17 8 (6.84%) DNS

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (3.42%) CMS
2 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.98%) Simulink
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon Alexa
2 3 (2.56%) Azure
3 2 (1.71%) AWS
4 1 (0.85%) AWS IoT
4 1 (0.85%) GCP
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Siri
4 1 (0.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) DNS
2 6 (5.13%) RS-232
2 6 (5.13%) RS-485
3 4 (3.42%) Firewall
3 4 (3.42%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.71%) DVB
5 2 (1.71%) IKE
5 2 (1.71%) Skype
5 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.71%) Wireless
6 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.85%) DHCP
6 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.85%) SMTP
6 1 (0.85%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.85%) VLAN
6 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) EDRMS
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Big Data
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
2 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.85%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) VectorCAST
2 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) LSMW
General
1 65 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 62 (52.99%) Public Sector
2 62 (52.99%) Telecoms
3 61 (52.14%) Marketing
4 60 (51.28%) Finance
5 9 (7.69%) Law
6 7 (5.98%) Military
7 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.71%) Automotive
7 2 (1.71%) Avionics
7 2 (1.71%) Local Government
7 2 (1.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (16.24%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (12.82%) Desktop Support
2 15 (12.82%) Software Engineer
2 15 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.97%) Desktop Engineer
3 14 (11.97%) Embedded Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Windows Support Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Engineering Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) CSS
1 3 (2.56%) HTML
2 2 (1.71%) Spring
3 1 (0.85%) Ajax
3 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.85%) CSS3
3 1 (0.85%) Django
3 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.85%) HTML5
3 1 (0.85%) jQuery
3 1 (0.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) NHS
2 8 (6.84%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (4.27%) Acoustics
4 4 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.56%) Social Media
6 2 (1.71%) Analogue Electronics
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.71%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.71%) IPTV
7 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Handset
7 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Windows
2 21 (17.95%) Windows 10
3 10 (8.55%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.84%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.98%) Linux
6 5 (4.27%) Android
7 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.28%) Business Intelligence
1 60 (51.28%) Digital Marketing
1 60 (51.28%) Programme Management
2 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
3 11 (9.40%) Machine Learning
4 8 (6.84%) Project Management
5 7 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (5.98%) Product Management
6 6 (5.13%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (5.13%) Project Delivery
7 5 (4.27%) Computational Linguistics
7 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.27%) Time Management
8 4 (3.42%) Manual Testing
8 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.42%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.56%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) C
2 15 (12.82%) C++
2 15 (12.82%) Embedded C
3 14 (11.97%) Python
4 9 (7.69%) Embedded C++
4 9 (7.69%) Java
5 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.98%) MATLAB
6 5 (4.27%) SQL
7 3 (2.56%) Perl
8 2 (1.71%) Ada
8 2 (1.71%) Ada 95
8 2 (1.71%) C#
8 2 (1.71%) Java 8
8 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) ABAP
9 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) Degree
4 9 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.27%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.85%) APMP
7 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.85%) CCA
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB
7 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Firmware
2 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Xen
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.85%) Packer
2 1 (0.85%) SCOM
2 1 (0.85%) Terraform
2 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (52.99%) SAP
2 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.56%) Apple
3 3 (2.56%) Cisco
3 3 (2.56%) VMware
4 2 (1.71%) Adobe
4 2 (1.71%) Citrix
4 2 (1.71%) EMC
5 1 (0.85%) BMC
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Remedy