The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 29 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 Middlesex 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 28 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.89% - 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.92% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
51 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.77% 22.71% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 21
Average daily rate £375 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% -3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £188 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £516 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £36.65 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Firmware
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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 Miscellaneous 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 29 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) HSPA
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) RequisitePro
2 1 (33.33%) 802.15
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) QA

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) 802.15
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
1 1 (33.33%) HSPA
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
1 1 (33.33%) RequisitePro
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) HP