The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 30 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.84% 0.57% -
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £280 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%
Firmware
East of 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 Suffolk region.

System Software Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.61% 10.23% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 13
Average daily rate £253 £210 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £147 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £286 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.30 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £42.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Ipswich - - - -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (100.00%) Windows

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Installation Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows