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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / East Midlands
Rank 93 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.32% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 1.16% 3.18% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £175 £213 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.95% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -2.43%

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
172 157 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.69% 9.99% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 70 88
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £114 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 39
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 21 February 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 +9 2 £175 -17.64%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (100.00%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic