The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 57 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.45% - 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 4.48% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £306
% change year-on-year
+13.82% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+46.49% -24.00%
Firmware
South West

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

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
67 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.14% 9.69% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 19
Average daily rate £375 £283 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £595 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Average hourly rate £39.38 £18.41 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.93% +13.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £12.80 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.80 £122.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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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
Chippenham - 1 £350 - 1
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Flash
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Windows

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix