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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 73 92 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.24% 0.072% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 0.83% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £201
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £293 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
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
110 121 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.10% 8.76% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 38
Median daily rate £425 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 20
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.63 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.52% -6.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.90 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £30.00 £14.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 27 September 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
Milton Keynes - 2 £300 - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) RS-232
2 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW

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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware