The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 210 255 237
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -18
Contract jobs citing Firmware 40 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 3.89% 1.08% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 8
Median daily rate £345 £313 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £95 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £293 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +6.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
Firmware
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1028 1109 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.15% 11.37% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 634 582
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 118 151
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Firmware
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Firmware Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Firmware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Firmware Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +21 15 £338 -10.94% 6
Surrey +16 9 £195 +105.26% 4
Berkshire +12 6 £400 +19.31% 1
Middlesex +5 5 £345 +263.15%
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £300 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £338 -
Isle of Wight - 2 - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.92%) Smart Meter
3 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.57%) SNMP
5 12 (16.22%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) Device Driver
6 11 (14.86%) ITIL
7 10 (13.51%) SSL
7 10 (13.51%) SAN
7 10 (13.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (13.51%) Software Delivery
7 10 (13.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (12.16%) HP
8 9 (12.16%) VMware
8 9 (12.16%) Validation
8 9 (12.16%) Finance
9 8 (10.81%) Windows
9 8 (10.81%) MCSE
10 7 (9.46%) Linux
10 7 (9.46%) Degree
11 6 (8.11%) Time Management
11 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (8.11%) V-Model
11 6 (8.11%) Requirements Management
11 6 (8.11%) Asset Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.57%) SNMP
3 10 (13.51%) SAN
3 10 (13.51%) SSL
4 6 (8.11%) NAS
5 5 (6.76%) Wireless
6 4 (5.41%) DHCP
6 4 (5.41%) WAN
7 3 (4.05%) Internet
8 2 (2.70%) Bluetooth
8 2 (2.70%) DNS
9 1 (1.35%) Firewall
9 1 (1.35%) MPLS
9 1 (1.35%) Network Security
9 1 (1.35%) RFID
9 1 (1.35%) RS-232
9 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.35%) X.21
9 1 (1.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.70%) Big Data
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Subversion
2 5 (6.76%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) PVCS
4 1 (1.35%) Emacs
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.35%) Redmine
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Electronics
2 6 (8.11%) Military
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (12.16%) Build Engineer
2 7 (9.46%) Firmware Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) FPGA Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Tester
6 3 (4.05%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Operations Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.70%) Ajax
2 2 (2.70%) jQuery
2 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (1.35%) Flash
3 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Smart Meter
2 11 (14.86%) Device Driver
3 10 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (13.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.11%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.76%) CMDB
6 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.41%) ASIC
6 4 (5.41%) Internet of Things
6 4 (5.41%) VHDL
7 3 (4.05%) CESG
7 3 (4.05%) Clustering
8 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.35%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.35%) Replication
9 1 (1.35%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.70%) CentOS
5 2 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) VMS
6 1 (1.35%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) Project Management
2 11 (14.86%) ITIL
3 10 (13.51%) Software Delivery
4 9 (12.16%) Validation
5 6 (8.11%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.11%) Requirements Management
5 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.11%) Time Management
5 6 (8.11%) V-Model
6 5 (6.76%) Change Management
6 5 (6.76%) Server Building
6 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Service Management
7 4 (5.41%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) SQL
2 5 (6.76%) C
2 5 (6.76%) C++
3 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.41%) VBScript
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.81%) MCSE
5 7 (9.46%) Degree
6 6 (8.11%) MCP
7 4 (5.41%) CCNA
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.05%) BICSI Certification
8 3 (4.05%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.05%) JNCIS
8 3 (4.05%) LPIC
8 3 (4.05%) RHCE
9 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.35%) CCDP
9 1 (1.35%) CCIE
9 1 (1.35%) CCNP
9 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) DO-254
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) JTAG
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.41%) vSphere
2 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.35%) NFS
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.35%) vCloud
3 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.76%) SCOM
4 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.70%) Nagios
4 2 (2.70%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.35%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.35%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) HP
2 9 (12.16%) VMware
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco
3 5 (6.76%) Dell
3 5 (6.76%) NetApp
3 5 (6.76%) Samsung
3 5 (6.76%) Xilinx
4 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle
5 3 (4.05%) Actel
5 3 (4.05%) Juniper
5 3 (4.05%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (4.05%) Veritas
6 2 (2.70%) EMC
6 2 (2.70%) Symantec
6 2 (2.70%) Zend
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Remedy
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