The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 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 113 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Firmware 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.53% 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 0.55% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£365 £200 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% -36.50%
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 - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -9.63%
Firmware
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
498 366 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.82% 20.08% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 218 211
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 19 44
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.80 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £35.30 £43.50
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 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 Miscellaneous 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 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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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 - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £338 -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Yateley - - - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SCCM
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 7 (41.18%) SSL
4 7 (41.18%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) Device Driver
4 7 (41.18%) SNMP
4 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (35.29%) Validation
6 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) vSphere
9 2 (11.76%) VMware
9 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.88%) Brocade
10 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
10 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (5.88%) Electronics
10 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
10 1 (5.88%) UNIX
10 1 (5.88%) Linux

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) SSL
2 7 (41.18%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) NFC
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Build Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Storage Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Device Driver
1 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Validation
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
2 7 (41.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Brocade
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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