The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.08% - -
As % of the System Software category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £240 - -
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
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.03% 11.59% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 13
Average daily rate £213 £263 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £76 £81 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £375 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.14 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £27.75 £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicester - 2 £240 -
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Remedy
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) NFS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Remedy