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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 83 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -4
Contract jobs citing Firmware 28 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.49% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 8.62% 2.77% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 2
Median daily rate £310 £306 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% -15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £301 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £381 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
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
325 253 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.35% 11.66% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 124 204
Median daily rate £340 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £440 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 29
Median hourly rate £44.46 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.87% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £46.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 6 December 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 +16 16 £318 +3.75%
Havant - 5 £250 -
Southampton +7 2 - - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 23 (56.10%) TCP/IP
2 19 (46.34%) SCCM
3 18 (43.90%) SSL
3 18 (43.90%) SNMP
3 18 (43.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 17 (41.46%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (41.46%) Software Delivery
5 16 (39.02%) Windows
5 16 (39.02%) Device Driver
6 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
7 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
9 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) HP
11 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
11 6 (14.63%) VBScript
11 6 (14.63%) Change Management
11 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (12.20%) EdgeSight
12 5 (12.20%) XenApp
12 5 (12.20%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (12.20%) SafeCom
12 5 (12.20%) VMware
12 5 (12.20%) Clustering
12 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (12.20%) 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 (9.76%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) TCP/IP
2 18 (43.90%) SNMP
2 18 (43.90%) SSL
3 5 (12.20%) DHCP
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) PVCS
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Build Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (12.20%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (39.02%) Device Driver
3 5 (12.20%) Clustering
4 4 (9.76%) Smart Meter
5 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (4.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Software Delivery
2 6 (14.63%) Change Management
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (12.20%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Logistics
5 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Validation
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) FPGA Design
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Prototyping
6 2 (4.88%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) VBScript
3 2 (4.88%) C
3 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCTS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) DO-254
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (12.20%) XenApp
3 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
3 4 (9.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) SCCM
2 18 (43.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (12.20%) EdgeSight
3 5 (12.20%) SafeCom
3 5 (12.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) HP
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Sophos
5 2 (4.88%) Actel
5 2 (4.88%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Xilinx
6 1 (2.44%) BT
6 1 (2.44%) IronPort
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Progress
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec