The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank - 85 82
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.84% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £243 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £348
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -20.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-30.61% -8.12%
Firmware
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
337 357 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.74% 26.78% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 210 118
Average daily rate £378 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 47
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 Miscellaneous 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
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 17 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Woking - - - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) VHDL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SCADA
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
1 2 (40.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (40.00%) VHDL
2 1 (20.00%) SCADA
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP