The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 135 143 123
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Firmware 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.035% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.19% 0.34% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £443 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £354 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.39% +15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
320 298 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.30% 10.56% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 172 133
Median daily rate £425 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £158 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 42
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.84 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £26.50 £32.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 6 £443 - 6
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 10 (71.43%) Unix
1 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Internet
2 8 (57.14%) F5
3 7 (50.00%) Extranet
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (50.00%) Intranet
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) SSL
3 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) GSM
5 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Automotive
7 1 (7.14%) Games
7 1 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Cacti

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) Internet
3 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) Extranet
3 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (50.00%) Intranet
3 7 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) GSM
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Informix
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) IBM XIV
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Ada
1 1 (7.14%) Ada 83
1 1 (7.14%) Ada 95
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cacti
1 1 (7.14%) Grafana
1 1 (7.14%) Graphite
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Opsview
1 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas
3 1 (7.14%) VMware