The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.67% - -
As % of the System Software category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Firmware
South West

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

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.76% 13.43% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 21
Average daily rate £420 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £15.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 System Software 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 30 June 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £415 -
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
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