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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South East / Hampshire
Rank 90 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Contract jobs citing Firmware 14 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.82% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 4.46% 1.89% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Median daily rate £295 £306 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £301 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £381 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +7.38%

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
314 265 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.50% 14.22% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 158 186
Median daily rate £375 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.64 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -47.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £11.47 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £50.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +12 7 £315 +2.94%
Havant - 4 £250 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) SCCM
4 14 (37.84%) SNMP
4 14 (37.84%) SSL
4 14 (37.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
5 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
5 13 (35.14%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (35.14%) Software Delivery
6 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
6 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (32.43%) Device Driver
7 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
9 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (18.92%) HP
9 7 (18.92%) VBScript
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (16.22%) VMware
10 6 (16.22%) Change Management
11 5 (13.51%) Clustering
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (13.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (13.51%) SLA
11 5 (13.51%) Citrix
11 5 (13.51%) DHCP
11 5 (13.51%) DNS

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 4 (10.81%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
2 14 (37.84%) SNMP
2 14 (37.84%) SSL
3 5 (13.51%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) Wireless
5 3 (8.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) PVCS
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Build Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (13.51%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Server Support
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (32.43%) Device Driver
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
4 4 (10.81%) Smart Meter
5 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (5.41%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Software Delivery
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (16.22%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (10.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Logistics
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) FPGA Design
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Prototyping
7 2 (5.41%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL
8 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) VBScript
3 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) DO-254
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (13.51%) vSphere
2 5 (13.51%) XenApp
3 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) SCCM
2 14 (37.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (13.51%) EdgeSight
3 5 (13.51%) SafeCom
3 5 (13.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) HP
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) Sophos
5 2 (5.41%) Actel
5 2 (5.41%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Xilinx
6 1 (2.70%) BT
6 1 (2.70%) IronPort
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Progress
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec