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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 422 403 429
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing Firmware 19 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 1.47% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 11
Median daily rate £375 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £306 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £293 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
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
2750 2182 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.01% 9.46% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1899 1461 1513
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 99 163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +10 3 £382 - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 12 (37.50%) Cisco
1 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
3 9 (28.13%) WAN
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (21.88%) DHCP
5 7 (21.88%) IBM
5 7 (21.88%) DNS
6 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (18.75%) SAN
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.75%) VMware
6 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (15.63%) Nagios
7 5 (15.63%) BGP
7 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 5 (15.63%) Firewall
7 5 (15.63%) Wireless
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Dell
7 5 (15.63%) EMC
7 5 (15.63%) CCNP
7 5 (15.63%) VPN
8 4 (12.50%) SLA
8 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 4 (12.50%) CCNA

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 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) LAN
2 9 (28.13%) WAN
3 7 (21.88%) DHCP
3 7 (21.88%) DNS
4 6 (18.75%) SAN
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.63%) BGP
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (15.63%) Firewall
5 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 5 (15.63%) Wireless
6 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 3 (9.38%) HTTP
7 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
7 3 (9.38%) OSPF
7 3 (9.38%) WLAN
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya Modular Messaging
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 2 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (9.38%) Electronics
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Core Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Author
5 2 (6.25%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Product Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) JMS
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) SAML
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
2 1 (3.13%) XSD
2 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (9.38%) CMDB
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.13%) AS400
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.13%) EPoS
5 1 (3.13%) Informatics
5 1 (3.13%) iSeries
5 1 (3.13%) LPAR
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.13%) HPUX
6 1 (3.13%) OS/400
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.50%) Open Source
3 4 (12.50%) Time Management
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Server Patching
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Threat Detection
6 1 (3.13%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Perl
1 2 (6.25%) PHP
1 2 (6.25%) Python
1 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) RPG
2 1 (3.13%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) HND
5 2 (6.25%) CCIE
5 2 (6.25%) CCSA
5 2 (6.25%) CCSE
5 2 (6.25%) CISSP
5 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) HNC
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCDP
6 1 (3.13%) GIAC
6 1 (3.13%) IBM Certification
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) BIND 9
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Nagios
2 4 (12.50%) Cacti
3 3 (9.38%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (9.38%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.13%) EnCase
5 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) Dell
5 5 (15.63%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) CA
7 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) Remedy
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Huawei
8 2 (6.25%) Infoblox
8 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Veeam
9 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
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