The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 76 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.11% - 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% - 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.95% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%

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

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
120 76 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.93% 7.67% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 53
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.46 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +12.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £11.79 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £24.00 £15.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
1 3 (75.00%) VMware