The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 121 128 124
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Firmware 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.32% 1.21% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £362 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £303
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +30.08%
Firmware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
302 330 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.07% 11.77% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 178 117
Median daily rate £375 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 42
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firmware across the Berkshire region.

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Firmware
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 Firmware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 1 - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firmware 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 Firmware.

1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Serena
2 4 (80.00%) CMDB
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) XMPP
5 1 (20.00%) AMQP
5 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (20.00%) MQTT
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms

Firmware
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) AMQP
1 1 (20.00%) MQTT
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Change Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IoT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) CMDB
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Serena
2 2 (40.00%) HP
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