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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 121 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.53% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 3.37% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Average daily rate
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£358 £365 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +82.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -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
311 326 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.16% 15.82% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 195 154
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.56 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Basingstoke - 1 £400 -
Havant - 1 £288 -
Winchester - 1 £358 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) Perforce
3 1 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (14.29%) PLM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) SysML
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) IBM

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) DOCSIS
1 1 (14.29%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Controller
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) PLM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) SysML
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce