The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 56 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% - 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
Firmware
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
78 82 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.42% 12.81% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 37
Median daily rate £375 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £71.75 £77.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firmware across the Hertfordshire region.

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Hertfordshire region.

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 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
St Albans - 1 £325 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (25.00%) Verilog
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper