The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 94 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs citing Firmware 18 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.00% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 6.52% 0.97% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Median daily rate £323 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.90% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £362 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £396 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
Firmware
South East

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

System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
276 309 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.28% 13.80% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 164 193
Median daily rate £365 £348 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% +6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 26
Median hourly rate £44.46 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.05% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.41 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Firmware Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Firmware Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hook - 6 £318 -
Winchester +5 3 £400 +11.73%
Havant - 3 £325 -
Basingstoke +14 1 - - 2
Southampton +12 1 - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (33.33%) SSL
3 10 (33.33%) SNMP
3 10 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (33.33%) SCCM
3 10 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (30.00%) Device Driver
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (23.33%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (20.00%) VBScript
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
8 4 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) Service Management
8 4 (13.33%) Wireless
9 3 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle
9 3 (10.00%) C
9 3 (10.00%) WAN
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Validation

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (33.33%) SNMP
2 10 (33.33%) SSL
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) PVCS
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Build Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Change Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (30.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (6.67%) VHDL
6 1 (3.33%) Clustering
6 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
6 1 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
1 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) VMS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Logistics
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 2 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (20.00%) VBScript
2 3 (10.00%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) DO-254
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (3.33%) SafeCom
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Actel
3 2 (6.67%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Xilinx
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Isilon
4 1 (3.33%) Progress
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Sophos