The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 10 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.17% 1.05% -
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.95% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+13.12% -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 Cheltenham region.

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.67% 21.05% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 6
Median daily rate £143 £300 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -22.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £100 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £423 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
2 1 (33.33%) Verilog
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Altera

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) Verilog
1 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) FPGA Design
1 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Innovation Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Altera
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Xilinx