The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - 82 71
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.074% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category - 1.59% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £364 £326
% change year-on-year
-13.74% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
Firmware
Scotland

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

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
97 63 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.85% 4.67% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 39
Average daily rate £363 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) GPRS
3 1 (16.67%) GSM
3 1 (16.67%) RS-232
3 1 (16.67%) RS-485
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp