The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 91 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.21% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 1.78% 1.81% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £215 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £364 £326
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
Firmware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
169 166 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.02% 11.78% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 85 99
Average daily rate £263 £350 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +218.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £159 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £472 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 50
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire - 3 £215 - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Huawei
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) VHDL
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) ION Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Xilinx

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) GSM
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) VHDL Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) VHDL
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (11.11%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Dell
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Huawei
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Altera
2 1 (11.11%) Aruba
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) ION Trading
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Xilinx
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