The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - 45 40
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category - 2.38% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £371 £326
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +114.10%
Firmware
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.87% 10.37% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 13
Average daily rate £250 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £321 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 8
Average hourly rate £11.15 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.55 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £18.15 £16.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) GSM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Aruba
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (25.00%) VMware