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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 108 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.44% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 3.15% 1.25% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £326 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £354 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +19.40%
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
286 319 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.14% 15.30% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 157 139
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £228 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 28
Median hourly rate £34.25 £20.19 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.68% -6.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £12.50 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 May 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
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 May 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 - 4 £318 -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 5 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
1 5 (50.00%) SNMP
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (20.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (10.00%) VMS
5 1 (10.00%) NFS
5 1 (10.00%) arcserve
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) X.21
5 1 (10.00%) MathWorks
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) Simulink
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SNMP
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (10.00%) X.21
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Release Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (10.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) arcserve
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Isilon
1 1 (10.00%) MathWorks
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) Xilinx