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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 185 251 231
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -20
Contract jobs citing Firmware 54 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 5.05% 2.31% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 17
Median daily rate £318 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £95 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.25 £43.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.74% +6.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
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
1069 997 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.80% 10.51% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 534 681
Median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 123 147
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +46 28 £310 +1.30% 5
Berkshire +18 11 £400 -23.80% 2
East Sussex - 3 - -
Oxfordshire +2 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £303 - 3
West Sussex +10 1 - - 3
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 26 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 25 (26.60%) SCCM
3 21 (22.34%) SNMP
4 19 (20.21%) Windows
5 18 (19.15%) SSL
5 18 (19.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
5 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
6 17 (18.09%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (18.09%) Software Delivery
6 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
6 17 (18.09%) Electronics
7 16 (17.02%) Device Driver
8 15 (15.96%) Validation
8 15 (15.96%) HP
9 13 (13.83%) SAN
9 13 (13.83%) C
9 13 (13.83%) Manufacturing
9 13 (13.83%) Degree
10 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (12.77%) Smart Meter
11 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
11 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (11.70%) VMware
11 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (11.70%) Embedded C
12 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (10.64%) Clustering
12 10 (10.64%) Feasibility Study
12 10 (10.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.32%) IIS
3 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) IaaS
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 21 (22.34%) SNMP
3 18 (19.15%) SSL
4 13 (13.83%) SAN
5 9 (9.57%) DHCP
6 8 (8.51%) Wireless
7 6 (6.38%) DNS
8 5 (5.32%) NAS
9 4 (4.26%) Bluetooth
9 4 (4.26%) RFID
9 4 (4.26%) WAN
9 4 (4.26%) ZigBee
10 3 (3.19%) 802.15
11 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.06%) FTP
12 1 (1.06%) HTTP
12 1 (1.06%) Internet
12 1 (1.06%) LAN
12 1 (1.06%) MPLS
12 1 (1.06%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.13%) PVCS
2 2 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (18.09%) Electronics
2 13 (13.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
4 4 (4.26%) Military
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (11.70%) Build Engineer
1 11 (11.70%) Firmware Engineer
2 9 (9.57%) Analyst
3 6 (6.38%) Electrical Design Engineer
3 6 (6.38%) Electrical Engineer
4 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (5.32%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Design Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) Designer
5 4 (4.26%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) FPGA Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Senior Designer
5 4 (4.26%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Systems Designer
5 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.06%) Flash
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (17.02%) Device Driver
3 12 (12.77%) Smart Meter
4 10 (10.64%) Clustering
4 10 (10.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
6 6 (6.38%) VHDL
7 4 (4.26%) ASIC
7 4 (4.26%) CMDB
7 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.19%) CESG
9 2 (2.13%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.06%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (1.06%) Replication
10 1 (1.06%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.38%) Linux
6 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) Software Delivery
2 15 (15.96%) Validation
3 10 (10.64%) Feasibility Study
4 9 (9.57%) ITIL
4 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.51%) Project Management
6 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.38%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.38%) Change Management
7 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.32%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (5.32%) Requirements Management
8 5 (5.32%) Server Building
8 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.26%) Logistics
9 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.26%) Use Case
9 4 (4.26%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.83%) C
2 11 (11.70%) Embedded C
2 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.57%) C++
4 6 (6.38%) VBScript
5 5 (5.32%) Embedded C++
5 5 (5.32%) SQL
6 3 (3.19%) C#
7 1 (1.06%) Python
7 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
1 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.83%) Degree
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.57%) MCSE
5 6 (6.38%) MCP
6 4 (4.26%) CCNA
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.19%) BICSI Certification
7 3 (3.19%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.19%) JNCIS
7 3 (3.19%) LPIC
7 3 (3.19%) RHCE
8 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.06%) CCDP
8 1 (1.06%) CCIE
8 1 (1.06%) CCNP
8 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.06%) ISEB
8 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) DO-254
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.45%) vSphere
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.32%) XenApp
4 4 (4.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (26.60%) SCCM
2 18 (19.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (5.32%) EdgeSight
3 5 (5.32%) SafeCom
3 5 (5.32%) SCOM
3 5 (5.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) HP
3 11 (11.70%) VMware
4 7 (7.45%) 3PAR
5 6 (6.38%) Dell
5 6 (6.38%) NetApp
6 5 (5.32%) Citrix
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco
7 4 (4.26%) IBM
7 4 (4.26%) Sophos
7 4 (4.26%) Symantec
7 4 (4.26%) Veritas
7 4 (4.26%) Xilinx
8 3 (3.19%) Juniper
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle
9 2 (2.13%) Actel
9 2 (2.13%) Mentor Graphics
10 1 (1.06%) F5
10 1 (1.06%) IronPort
10 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
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