The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.03% - -
As % of the System Software category 12.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.33%
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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
25 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.89% 10.92% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 6
Average daily rate £435 £319 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.47% +0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £171 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £624 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software