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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 396 390 397
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Firmware 28 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.31% 1.18% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £293
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+48.03% -32.00%
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
2145 2202 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 9.09% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1428 1398 1305
Average daily rate £398 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 149 156
Average hourly rate £17.80 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +8 4 £382 -10.11% 3
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) BIG-IP
2 13 (30.95%) F5
3 12 (28.57%) Finance
4 11 (26.19%) Firewall
4 11 (26.19%) Linux
4 11 (26.19%) Load Balancing
5 10 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (23.81%) DNS
6 7 (16.67%) Wireless
7 6 (14.29%) Change Management
7 6 (14.29%) Internet
7 6 (14.29%) Windows
7 6 (14.29%) C
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (11.90%) Python
8 5 (11.90%) VPN
8 5 (11.90%) DHCP
8 5 (11.90%) Symantec
8 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (11.90%) VMware
8 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (11.90%) Open Source
8 5 (11.90%) Information Security
9 4 (9.52%) Ruby
9 4 (9.52%) Degree
9 4 (9.52%) Gluster
9 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 1000
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 13 (30.95%) BIG-IP
3 11 (26.19%) Firewall
4 10 (23.81%) DNS
4 10 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (16.67%) Wireless
6 6 (14.29%) Internet
7 5 (11.90%) VPN
7 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.90%) DHCP
8 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
8 4 (9.52%) SSL
8 4 (9.52%) LAN
8 4 (9.52%) WAN
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.14%) Network Security
9 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
9 3 (7.14%) OSPF
10 2 (4.76%) MGCP
10 2 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQLite
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Subversion
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Redmine
2 1 (2.38%) Trac
2 1 (2.38%) JUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Network Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Electrical Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) XSD
3 2 (4.76%) XSLT
3 2 (4.76%) WSDL
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) XMPP
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) WebRTC
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.14%) VHDL
2 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.76%) DataPower
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) BYOD
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) HPUX
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.38%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) OpenWrt
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Load Balancing
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Change Management
3 5 (11.90%) Information Security
3 5 (11.90%) Open Source
4 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.14%) CAD
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.76%) Network Design
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.76%) E-Discovery
6 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) C
2 5 (11.90%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) Perl
3 4 (9.52%) C++
3 4 (9.52%) Ruby
4 3 (7.14%) Erlang
4 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) CCNA
2 3 (7.14%) CISSP
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.38%) CISA
4 1 (2.38%) CISM
4 1 (2.38%) GIAC
4 1 (2.38%) CCSA
4 1 (2.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) BS7799
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Gluster
1 4 (9.52%) GPFS
1 4 (9.52%) Ceph
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.14%) Nagios
1 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) yum
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) CFEngine
2 2 (4.76%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.38%) Nmap
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) F5
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Symantec
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Motorola
5 3 (7.14%) Nokia
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) Panasonic
5 3 (7.14%) Infoblox
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.76%) Remedy
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) BMC
7 1 (2.38%) CommVault
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago