The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 40 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.28% 0.92% -
As % of the System Software category 2.33% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.88% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
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Wiltshire

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

System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.94% 7.80% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 21
Average daily rate £400 £380 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £480 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 4
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.16% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Firmware
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) REST

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix