The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.26% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
Firmware
North West

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

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 43 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.83% 11.94% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 45
Median daily rate £315 £331 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +22.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £204 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £410 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.80 £20.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Blackburn - 1 - -
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Process Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) WSUS
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
1 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Process Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft