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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.51% - -
As % of the System Software category 22.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%

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
9 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.79% 22.22% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 4
Median daily rate £191 £300 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £93 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £475 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Innovation Management
3 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Altera
3 1 (20.00%) VHDL
3 1 (20.00%) Verilog

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 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Verilog
2 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Innovation Management
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
2 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Altera
2 1 (20.00%) Xilinx