The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 385 398 362
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs citing Firmware 23 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.063% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 0.78% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £220 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.88% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
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
1923 1914 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.63% 8.10% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1294 1171 1064
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 143 154
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
City of London +20 3 £450 +93.54% 1
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) IBM
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle
3 9 (20.45%) Internet
3 9 (20.45%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 8 (18.18%) XML
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 8 (18.18%) DevOps
4 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Release Management
5 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
5 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.64%) Firewall
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.64%) VPN
6 6 (13.64%) UNIX
6 6 (13.64%) Java
6 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.64%) Use Case
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Subversion
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.64%) Embedded Systems

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
2 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) VPN
4 5 (11.36%) VLAN
4 5 (11.36%) WAN
4 5 (11.36%) FTP
4 5 (11.36%) LAN
4 5 (11.36%) Intranet
5 4 (9.09%) BGP
5 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 4 (9.09%) HTTP
5 4 (9.09%) DHCP
5 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 4 (9.09%) DNS
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.82%) Multicast
6 3 (6.82%) OpenVPN
6 3 (6.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) SQLite
4 2 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Subversion
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) RequisitePro
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Trac
4 1 (2.27%) Redmine
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
2 2 (4.55%) Military
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Senior Design Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Design Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (6.82%) DBA
4 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) XML
2 5 (11.36%) Ajax
2 5 (11.36%) Spring
2 5 (11.36%) Velocity
2 5 (11.36%) jQuery
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) J2EE
2 5 (11.36%) CSS
2 5 (11.36%) Struts
3 4 (9.09%) WCF
4 3 (6.82%) .NET Compact Framework
4 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.82%) JSON
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) Regular Expression
6 1 (2.27%) WPF
6 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) iPad
4 3 (6.82%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.55%) Wiki
5 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.27%) DTV
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.64%) UNIX
5 3 (6.82%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (6.82%) AIX
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) Windows CE
6 2 (4.55%) SUSE
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 8 (18.18%) DevOps
2 7 (15.91%) Release Management
2 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) Use Case
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.36%) V-Model
4 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
4 5 (11.36%) Network Design
4 5 (11.36%) UML
5 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.09%) SIEM
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Change Control
7 2 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
1 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.09%) C
3 4 (9.09%) Perl
3 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) CCNP
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) vSphere
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Gluster
2 4 (9.09%) Ceph
2 4 (9.09%) GPFS
3 3 (6.82%) KVM
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) CFEngine
2 3 (6.82%) Cobbler
2 3 (6.82%) yum
2 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) OpenView
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) IBM
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.36%) Endeca
5 5 (11.36%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Symantec
5 5 (11.36%) McAfee
5 5 (11.36%) ATG
6 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.09%) EMC
7 3 (6.82%) Assembla
7 3 (6.82%) Brocade
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) CA
8 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.55%) Splunk
9 1 (2.27%) Foundry
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