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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South East / Berkshire
Rank - - 126
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.24%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.12% +6.66%

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
188 259 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.65% 10.32% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 158 166
Median daily rate £400 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +96.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 6 (54.55%) Electronics
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
1 6 (54.55%) Validation
1 6 (54.55%) Feasibility Study
2 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Veritas
3 4 (36.36%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Replication
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) IIS
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Telnet
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) LAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Electrical Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Electrical Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Design Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) PCB Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) PCB Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Electrical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Feasibility Study
1 6 (54.55%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) 3PAR
1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) F5