The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 385 384 387
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Firmware 21 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 17
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.63%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6978 7887 8182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 33.06% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4699 5465 5549
Average daily rate £450 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 168 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Firmware
England

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 Miscellaneous 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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +24 6 £450 +28.57% 5
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 13 (33.33%) Middleware
2 11 (28.21%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) Windows
4 9 (23.08%) SAN
4 9 (23.08%) Internet
4 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (20.51%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (20.51%) DevOps
5 8 (20.51%) Ajax
5 8 (20.51%) Endeca
5 8 (20.51%) Velocity
5 8 (20.51%) jQuery
5 8 (20.51%) Intranet
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco
5 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
5 8 (20.51%) J2EE
5 8 (20.51%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.51%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) Struts
5 8 (20.51%) XML
5 8 (20.51%) ATG
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) Network Design
5 8 (20.51%) Spring
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.38%) Clustering

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) SAN
1 9 (23.08%) Internet
2 8 (20.51%) Intranet
3 5 (12.82%) DNS
4 4 (10.26%) DMZ
5 3 (7.69%) DHCP
5 3 (7.69%) NAS
6 2 (5.13%) Connectrix
6 2 (5.13%) FTP
6 2 (5.13%) LDAP
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) IPsec
7 1 (2.56%) Broadband
7 1 (2.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) HTTP
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) RequisitePro
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.56%) Valgrind
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Deployment Engineer
1 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Administrator
3 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.13%) Tester
3 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Analyst
4 1 (2.56%) Consultant
4 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Information Architect
4 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Middleware
2 8 (20.51%) Spring
2 8 (20.51%) Ajax
2 8 (20.51%) J2EE
2 8 (20.51%) CSS
2 8 (20.51%) Struts
2 8 (20.51%) XML
2 8 (20.51%) Velocity
2 8 (20.51%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (15.38%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.13%) iPad
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Celerra
4 2 (5.13%) Handset
4 2 (5.13%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) CESG
5 1 (2.56%) STB
5 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.13%) AIX
4 2 (5.13%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.56%) SUSE
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Project Management
2 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Network Design
2 8 (20.51%) DevOps
3 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.26%) Use Case
4 4 (10.26%) Release Management
5 3 (7.69%) V-Model
5 3 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VBA
3 2 (5.13%) C
3 2 (5.13%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) RHCE
4 1 (2.56%) MCTS
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.69%) NFS
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) SRDF
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.13%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (5.13%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) Endeca
2 8 (20.51%) ATG
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.56%) Open Text
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
7 1 (2.56%) Coverity
7 1 (2.56%) Splunk
7 1 (2.56%) LexisNexis
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) JBoss
7 1 (2.56%) CA
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
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