The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 88 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.14% 0.21% -
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 1.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £24.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+48.48% -34.00%
Firmware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
141 181 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.72% 12.56% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 84
Average daily rate £340 £313 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £123 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Firmware
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Firmware Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Woking - 1 £425 - 2
Guildford - - - -
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) ISDN
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ISDN
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) VHDL
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (14.29%) Cacti
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle