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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
London / City of London
Rank 153 151 186
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +35
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.063% 0.078%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 0.67% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £550 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.95% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -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 City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
297 297 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.06% 9.30% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 224 331
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 27
Median hourly rate £22.34 £13.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.80% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.80 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) GSM
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) GSM
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft