The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £293 £348
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -9.63%
Firmware
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
78 33 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.49% 14.86% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 47
Average daily rate £361 £200 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.62% -44.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £130 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £12.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.90% -67.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.75 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.63 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - -
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco