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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 108 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing Firmware 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 0.18% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 1.11% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
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
332 270 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.84% 16.32% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 146 93
Average daily rate £348 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 40
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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
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 2 October 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
Southampton -9 1 - - 2
Farnborough - 1 £338 -
Havant - - - - 3
Yateley - - - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) SCCM
3 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (46.67%) SNMP
3 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) SSL
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (46.67%) Device Driver
4 6 (40.00%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) vSphere
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) Network Security

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (46.67%) SNMP
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (46.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Build Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Storage Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Storage Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (46.67%) Device Driver
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM
2 7 (46.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Brocade
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
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