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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 108 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.20% 0.32% -
As % of the System Software category 1.21% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£323 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £311 £313
% change year-on-year
+28.51% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -32.00%
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
331 294 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.19% 15.88% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 147 95
Average daily rate £350 £320 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 55
Average hourly rate £27.31 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.38% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £16.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £25.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 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
Havant - 1 - - 2
Southampton - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Build Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Snort
2 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) EMC
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Brocade
2 1 (12.50%) Coverity
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour + Negotiable
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago