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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / East of England
Rank 113 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Firmware 7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.35% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 2.48% 2.54% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £300 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £375 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £575 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +44.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £40.00 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £40.00 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
282 315 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.18% 13.68% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 146 168
Median daily rate £350 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £145 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 79 77
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.90 £43.75
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 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
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 17 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
Suffolk - 4 £300 -
Cambridgeshire +1 2 - - 13
Hertfordshire 0 1 £350 -41.66% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 of England region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) IIS
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Clustering
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
5 3 (18.75%) System Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) WLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) MCP
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE

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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Domino
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) WLAN
4 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) Telepresence
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) H.323
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) PBX
5 1 (6.25%) RS-232
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.25%) Handset
4 1 (6.25%) IVR
4 1 (6.25%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (6.25%) Verilog
4 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Coaching
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
1 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
1 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (18.75%) System Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Business Development
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCA
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (18.75%) MCP
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Red Box
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) BT
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Samsung