The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.57% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
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%
Firmware
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
81 37 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.40% 21.14% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 39
Average daily rate £355 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £17.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.00 £33.29
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 Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - - - - 3
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DTS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) VCP5
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix