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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 138 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.067% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 4.25% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Firmware
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
322 212 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.79% 9.04% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 102 87
Average daily rate £325 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 30
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £24.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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
West Yorkshire -27 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) NAS Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk