The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 195 215 213
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing Firmware 8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 8
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£425 £425 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £173 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £348
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -20.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2046 2661 2940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.69% 37.61% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1965 2151
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 67
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 Miscellaneous 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) SUSE
4 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) RequisitePro
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Storage Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Audio Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) SUSE
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) Wyse
6 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software
6 1 (8.33%) AppSense
6 1 (8.33%) Altiris
6 1 (8.33%) LexisNexis
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) CommVault
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £314.16 per day
Posted: 6 days ago