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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank - 41 28
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.43% 2.65%
As % of the System Software category - 5.56% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £339 £293
% change year-on-year
-7.38% +15.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £9.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -32.00%
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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
32 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.12% 7.66% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 7
Average daily rate £325 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.84 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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