The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 108 131 143
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +12
Contract jobs citing Firmware 16 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 4.57% 2.60% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Median daily rate £300 £295 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +78.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +47.05%
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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
350 423 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.09% 13.56% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 200 200
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 83 79
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% +28.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.80 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Firmware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Firmware Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex +1 6 £273 - 2
Norfolk - 4 £300 -
Hertfordshire +4 3 £320 +1.58%
Cambridgeshire +26 2 £235 - 11
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) WLAN
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
5 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) IIS
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Clustering
6 4 (17.39%) Security Patching
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 4 (17.39%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Solaris
7 3 (13.04%) C
7 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.04%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) DNS

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) WLAN
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) Internet
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 4 (17.39%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) FTP
6 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.70%) IPsec
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 2 (8.70%) SMTP
6 2 (8.70%) SNMP
6 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Robot Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Server Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Server Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus Notes Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) Buildbot
2 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Verilog
3 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Security Patching
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Server Hardening
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (4.35%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCA
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) DO-254
1 1 (4.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) NFS
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Red Box
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus
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