The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - 28 24
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.61% 1.98%
As % of the System Software category - 8.33% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £95 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -72.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Firmware
South East

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

System Software Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.59% 7.27% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 10
Median daily rate £410 £413 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £260 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) ASIC
1 4 (80.00%) Military
1 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (80.00%) Use Case
1 4 (80.00%) V-Model
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CESG
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) CCDP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ASIC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior ASIC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) ASIC
1 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) Use Case
1 4 (80.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco