The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.25% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
106 97 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.17% 10.66% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £235 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 25
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £18.75 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Windows NT
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Python

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Ergonomics
3 1 (14.29%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
2 4 (57.14%) Windows NT
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Release Management
1 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Server Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
1 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware