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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 71 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.16% -
As % of the System Software category 15.63% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
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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
64 94 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.63% 7.57% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 27
Average daily rate £381 £348 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% +51.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £172 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £24.75 £10.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.50% -32.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £15.70 £26.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 March 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (36.36%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) VCP4
4 2 (18.18%) Verilog
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Xilinx
4 2 (18.18%) 802.11
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) ASIC
5 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Tcl
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
5 1 (9.09%) VHDL
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) 802.11
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Verilog
2 1 (9.09%) ASIC
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Tcl
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Xilinx
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
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Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago