The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 160 195 202
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +7
Contract jobs citing Firmware 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.052% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 0.53% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £295 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £354 £333
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Firmware
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
364 570 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.96% 9.79% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 422 386
Median daily rate £475 £384 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.77% +15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 30
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +18.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Firmware
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Firmware Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
3 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Server Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Server Patching
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Equitrac
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk