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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / East Midlands
Rank 95 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 1.61% 2.92% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £175 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -26.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%

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
186 171 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.48% 11.48% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 81 100
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £114 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 33
Median hourly rate £12.23 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +4 2 £175 -2.77% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) JTAG
3 1 (16.67%) Telematics
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Freescale
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PCB Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PCB Layout Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior PCB Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (16.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Freescale
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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