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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 231 249 225
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing Firmware 34 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 1.13% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 8
Median daily rate £330 £323 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £167 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £355 £333
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £40.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
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
1171 1235 1068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.14% 13.11% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 615 521
Median daily rate £390 £365 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 149 135
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.88 £40.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +17 12 £322 +11.82% 5
Surrey +3 9 £425 +21.42% 2
Berkshire +3 7 £215 -33.43% 6
West Sussex - 3 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire +11 1 £450 +130.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 1 - - 1
Middlesex -3 1 £350 +180.00%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Migration
3 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 10 (18.18%) EMC
4 10 (18.18%) NetApp
4 10 (18.18%) Change Management
5 9 (16.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (16.36%) SAN
5 9 (16.36%) SNMP
5 9 (16.36%) SSL
5 9 (16.36%) Unix
5 9 (16.36%) Device Driver
5 9 (16.36%) Finance
5 9 (16.36%) SCCM
5 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (16.36%) Software Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) EMC VMAX
6 8 (14.55%) NAS
6 8 (14.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (14.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (14.55%) Emulex
6 8 (14.55%) Validation
6 8 (14.55%) VMware
6 8 (14.55%) Solaris
6 8 (14.55%) Veritas
7 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.73%) Configuration 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 7 (12.73%) TPMS
2 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.36%) SAN
2 9 (16.36%) SNMP
2 9 (16.36%) SSL
3 8 (14.55%) NAS
4 2 (3.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) LDAP
5 1 (1.82%) RS-232
5 1 (1.82%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (1.82%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Big Data
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.82%) Emacs
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.82%) Redmine
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Electronics
4 3 (5.45%) Military
5 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Administrator
1 9 (16.36%) Build Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (14.55%) Unix Administrator
2 8 (14.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Change Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Ajax
1 2 (3.64%) jQuery
1 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (3.64%) SOAP
2 1 (1.82%) Flash
2 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Device Driver
1 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.55%) EMC VMAX
3 7 (12.73%) Smart Meter
4 6 (10.91%) Driving Licence
5 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.27%) CMDB
6 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.64%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.82%) CESG
9 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.82%) Physics
9 1 (1.82%) Replication
9 1 (1.82%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (1.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Unix
3 8 (14.55%) Solaris
4 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows
5 1 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.82%) SUSE
5 1 (1.82%) VMS
5 1 (1.82%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) ITIL
1 12 (21.82%) Migration
2 10 (18.18%) Change Management
3 9 (16.36%) Software Delivery
4 8 (14.55%) Validation
5 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
5 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.91%) Time Management
7 5 (9.09%) Change Control
7 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.09%) Release Management
8 4 (7.27%) Capacity Management
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.45%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) C
1 6 (10.91%) C++
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) C-shell
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Ruby
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (14.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) NFS
5 1 (1.82%) vCloud
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) EMC
1 10 (18.18%) NetApp
2 8 (14.55%) Emulex
2 8 (14.55%) Veritas
2 8 (14.55%) VMware
3 5 (9.09%) Samsung
4 4 (7.27%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) Serena
5 2 (3.64%) Xilinx
5 2 (3.64%) Zend
6 1 (1.82%) Actel
6 1 (1.82%) arcserve
6 1 (1.82%) Isilon
6 1 (1.82%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.82%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Remedy
6 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago