The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 28 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.69% - 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%

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
34 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.41% 18.67% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 13
Median daily rate £288 £263 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £123 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £395 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Beccles - 2 £300 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WLAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (75.00%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Intel