The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 113 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Firmware 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 4.44% 2.11% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£433 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £278 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.12% -20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.25 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
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England

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

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
248 190 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.38% 8.48% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 81 74
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £156 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 34 41
Average hourly rate £13.74 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £35.00 £73.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
West Yorkshire - 6 £440 -
South Yorkshire +1 5 £378 +109.72% 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Software Distribution
3 5 (29.41%) Mandarin Language
3 5 (29.41%) Cantonese Language
3 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) AIX
4 4 (23.53%) HPUX
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Sun
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Brocade
5 3 (17.65%) HP StorageWorks
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) GPRS
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 2 (11.76%) C

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) GPRS
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Mandarin Language
1 5 (29.41%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Desktop Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Real Time Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) AIX
2 4 (23.53%) HPUX
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Software Distribution
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) Sun
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) Brocade
2 1 (5.88%) Veeam
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft