The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 101 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% - 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
Firmware
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
212 216 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.53% 13.30% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 115 46
Median daily rate £375 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £22.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firmware across the Manchester region.

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Manchester region.

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bolton - 1 - -
Bury - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - -
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) HPUX
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Liferay
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) HPUX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) SUSE
1 3 (75.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Wily
1 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (50.00%) nmon
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Endeca
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft