The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 111 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Firmware 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.34% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 2.76% 5.50% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £275 £440 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +76.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £368 £326
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +12.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +117.94%
Firmware
Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
181 109 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.91% 6.19% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 62 43
Average daily rate £388 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.25 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Firmware Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds -10 1 - - 2
Halifax - 1 £500 - 1
Firmware
Yorkshire

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) GSM
3 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (13.33%) 2G
5 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (13.33%) Replication
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) 3G

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) GSM
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) 2G
4 2 (13.33%) 3G
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (6.67%) Extranet
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) Intranet
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Informix
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) RF Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Metering Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) IBM XIV
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Facilities Management
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) NFS
2 2 (13.33%) vCloud
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.67%) Cacti
2 1 (6.67%) Grafana
2 1 (6.67%) Graphite
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Opsview
2 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
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