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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 189 200 206
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.017% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.21% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£500 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £306 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.50% -27.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -7.58%
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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
500 468 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.21% 7.83% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 328 338
Average daily rate £400 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 43
Average hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Gluster
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) GPFS
2 3 (42.86%) Ceph
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Multicast
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Multicast
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Gluster
1 3 (42.86%) GPFS
1 3 (42.86%) Ceph
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) KVM
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) CFEngine
1 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
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Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
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