The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - 98 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.075% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Firmware
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
139 131 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.92% 9.78% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 79 37
Average daily rate £400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £220 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £408 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 8
Average hourly rate £12.10 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.10 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £18.40 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) IBM XIV

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Informix
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) Grafana
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite
1 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Opsview
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed