The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.26% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +47.05%
Firmware
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 124 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.83% 12.78% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 62 69
Median daily rate £425 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 16
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +59.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Firmware
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Firmware Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Firmware
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (33.33%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Serena
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Change Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (33.33%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Progress
1 1 (33.33%) Serena