The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 17 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - - 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £375 £316
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
162 91 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.49% 17.07% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 75
Average daily rate £380 £369 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £167 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.92 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Firmware
Buckinghamshire

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 Miscellaneous 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 10 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (60.00%) Altera
2 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Thin Client

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Altera