The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Scotland 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 122 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Firmware 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.34% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
558 524 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.24% 21.26% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 256 199
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 48
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.11 £18.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.18% -27.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.25 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £17.50 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (72.73%) SNMP
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) SSL
1 8 (72.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
1 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) MCP
3 6 (54.55%) MCTS
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) WAAS
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 1 (9.09%) CCNP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (9.09%) PBX
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SNMP
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) WAAS
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) MCP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCTS
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco