The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 28 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.66% 0.54% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 10.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £315 £340 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +29.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £364 £326
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
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
17 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.26% 5.43% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Average daily rate £425 £394 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -28.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £351 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Military
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Schematic Capture

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) IBM