The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 63 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 0.54% -
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £260 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £354 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +19.40%
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 Oxfordshire region.

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
88 96 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.94% 12.94% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 49 14
Median daily rate £325 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 9
Median hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.65 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £40.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (25.00%) VMware