The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 82 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.081% 0.28% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£201 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -9.63%
Firmware
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
253 191 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.42% 17.73% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 93 67
Average daily rate £365 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 23
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £12.85 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £42.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 Miscellaneous 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 21 August 2014. 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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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
High Wycombe - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) ASIC
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) IC Design
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) DO-254
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) ASIC
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) IC Design
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee