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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 59 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.46% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 4.35% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £600 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +147.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+13.12% -2.43%

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 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.66% 10.68% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 40
Median daily rate £288 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £264 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -49.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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 27 February 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 -
Watford - 1 - -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
2 1 (33.33%) Verilog
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (33.33%) Verilog
1 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware