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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 208 195 225
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 1.29% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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 City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
549 544 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.25% 9.25% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 382 386
Average daily rate £400 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 50
Average hourly rate £22.67 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £49.20
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Gluster
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) GPFS
2 3 (50.00%) Ceph
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSD
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) BS7799
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Gluster
1 3 (50.00%) GPFS
1 3 (50.00%) Ceph
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) yum
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) CFEngine
1 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
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Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago