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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 102 108 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing Firmware 11 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 1.95% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £525 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +1.28%
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
231 257 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.56% 10.09% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 122 192
Median daily rate £425 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 30
Median hourly rate £43.28 £28.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.80% +59.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

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 9 December 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
Bracknell - 6 - -
Reading +7 4 £400 - 1
Slough +11 1 £320 - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 6 (40.00%) Electronics
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (40.00%) Validation
1 6 (40.00%) Feasibility Study
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) Veritas
3 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) Internet of Things
6 1 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.67%) Security Auditing
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) RFID
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Telnet
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Electronics
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Electrical Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) PCB Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) PCB Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Electrical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (13.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Feasibility Study
1 6 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
1 4 (26.67%) NetApp
1 4 (26.67%) Veritas
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Progress
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