The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
North West / Merseyside
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.30%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.95% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.19%

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

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.77% 10.97% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 7
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £375 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Firmware
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sun