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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 419 414 410
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Firmware 15 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.081% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 10
Median daily rate £338 £425 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +34.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £159 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
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
2605 2297 2232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.77% 9.75% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1519 1374
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 118 161
Median hourly rate £14.02 £18.88 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.08 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +48 4 £299 -33.66% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
3 14 (36.84%) HP
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) SAN
5 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
7 10 (26.32%) EMC
7 10 (26.32%) WAN
7 10 (26.32%) Linux
7 10 (26.32%) LAN
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) IBM
9 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 7 (18.42%) IIS
10 7 (18.42%) VPN
10 7 (18.42%) Capacity Management
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
11 6 (15.79%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
11 6 (15.79%) BGP
11 6 (15.79%) Change Management
11 6 (15.79%) Migration
11 6 (15.79%) DNS
11 6 (15.79%) ITIL
12 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
12 5 (13.16%) CCNP

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 (18.42%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) TPMS
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) SAN
2 10 (26.32%) LAN
2 10 (26.32%) WAN
3 7 (18.42%) VPN
4 6 (15.79%) BGP
4 6 (15.79%) DNS
5 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.53%) DHCP
6 4 (10.53%) Firewall
6 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.89%) HTTP
7 3 (7.89%) Internet
7 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
7 3 (7.89%) OSPF
7 3 (7.89%) SNMP
8 2 (5.26%) Avaya Modular Messaging
8 2 (5.26%) DMZ
8 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Author
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Author
5 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
1 3 (7.89%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) JMS
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.26%) SAML
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
2 2 (5.26%) XSD
2 2 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) EMC VNX
4 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 4 (10.53%) NHS
5 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (5.26%) CMDB
6 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.26%) Replication
7 1 (2.63%) AS400
7 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.63%) DataPower
7 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.63%) EPoS
7 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
7 1 (2.63%) Informatics
7 1 (2.63%) iSeries
7 1 (2.63%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) Unix
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.26%) AIX
8 2 (5.26%) CentOS
8 2 (5.26%) Solaris
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Fedora
9 1 (2.63%) HPUX
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.63%) OS/400
9 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Capacity Management
2 6 (15.79%) Change Management
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 4 (10.53%) Time Management
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Server Building
5 3 (7.89%) Server Patching
6 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) Network Management
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) RPG
3 1 (2.63%) RPG/400
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CCNP
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCNA
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) CISSP
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) CCSA
5 1 (2.63%) CCSE
5 1 (2.63%) GIAC
5 1 (2.63%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
1 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) DFS Replication
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) vCloud
4 1 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
2 3 (7.89%) Simpana
3 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.26%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.63%) Cacti
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.63%) EnCase
4 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco
1 15 (39.47%) VMware
2 14 (36.84%) HP
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) EMC
4 9 (23.68%) IBM
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) CommVault
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 3 (7.89%) Remedy
6 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.89%) Splunk
6 3 (7.89%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.26%) Avaya
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) Huawei
7 2 (5.26%) Lancope
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