The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 116 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Firmware 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.36% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 2.83% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £306 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.50% -27.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -7.58%
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
319 247 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.37% 12.65% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 127 133
Average daily rate £348 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £185 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 41
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Portsmouth -2 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 2
Havant - 1 - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (55.56%) SNMP
2 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Device Driver
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Coverity
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) SNMP
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (55.56%) Device Driver
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) SysML
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
1 5 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Coverity
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) HP