The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 410 417 408
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Firmware 13 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.077% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.80% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Median daily rate £350 £413 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £161 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £354 £333
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Firmware
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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2414 2263 2117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.31% 9.68% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1511 1297
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 124 159
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in London

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in London

Firmware
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Firmware Daily Rate Histogram in London

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in London

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +35 4 £295 -41.00% 1
Ilford - 1 - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 15 (46.88%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) SAN
3 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (37.50%) HP
3 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) EMC
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
6 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) IBM
7 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.88%) IIS
7 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
7 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (18.75%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL
8 6 (18.75%) VPN
8 6 (18.75%) DNS
9 5 (15.63%) LAN
9 5 (15.63%) WAN
9 5 (15.63%) Change Management
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) EMC VNX
9 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) QA

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 4 (12.50%) BGP
4 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) HTTP
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.25%) DMZ
6 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 2 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) DB2
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) JMS
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
2 2 (6.25%) Regular Expression
2 2 (6.25%) SAML
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML Schema
2 2 (6.25%) XSD
2 2 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (15.63%) EMC VNX
4 4 (12.50%) Clustering
4 4 (12.50%) NHS
5 2 (6.25%) Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) AS400
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) DataPower
6 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
6 1 (3.13%) Informatics
6 1 (3.13%) iSeries
6 1 (3.13%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.25%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Fedora
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.13%) OS/400
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) Server Building
4 3 (9.38%) Server Patching
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) RPG
3 1 (3.13%) RPG/400
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCNP
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) DFS Replication
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
3 2 (6.25%) vCloud
3 2 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.13%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Nagios
2 3 (9.38%) Simpana
3 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.25%) Zenoss
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.13%) Cacti
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco
3 12 (37.50%) HP
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) EMC
6 8 (25.00%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) CommVault
7 3 (9.38%) Remedy
7 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.38%) Splunk
7 3 (9.38%) Veeam
8 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.25%) CA
8 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) Huawei
8 2 (6.25%) Lancope
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) Veritas
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