The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 81 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.18% -
As % of the System Software category 4.95% 1.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £24.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -34.00%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
101 135 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.42% 12.40% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 40
Average daily rate £395 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.39% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £248 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £87.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 5 - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) MCP
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (54.55%) Lumension
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (54.55%) McAfee
4 6 (54.55%) Change Management
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Service Management
5 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
5 5 (45.45%) Sophos
5 5 (45.45%) MCSE
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Release Management
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
6 4 (36.36%) UNIX
6 4 (36.36%) Windows NT
6 4 (36.36%) Mainframe

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
3 4 (36.36%) Windows NT
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Change Management
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCP
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Lumension
3 6 (54.55%) McAfee
4 5 (45.45%) Sophos