The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 39 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% 0.32% 1.47%
As % of the System Software category 2.00% 2.27% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £335 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £354 £306
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +19.40%
Firmware
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
50 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.58% 14.01% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 24
Median daily rate £350 £390 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £289 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.19 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.64% -50.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Optimisation

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper