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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 125 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Firmware 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.91% 2.64% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £331 £440 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.71% +76.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £364 £326
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
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
309 227 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.62% 9.09% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 123 82
Average daily rate £395 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £215 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £9.00 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.20 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firmware across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Firmware Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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
West Yorkshire -4 6 £335 -23.86% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £331 - 4
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
3 4 (21.05%) GSM
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Electronics
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) GSM
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) 2G
4 2 (10.53%) 3G
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.26%) Extranet
5 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Informix
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) RF Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Smart Metering Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Replication
5 1 (5.26%) IBM XIV
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (10.53%) Change Control
1 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
1 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
1 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Facilities Management
2 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
2 1 (5.26%) SDLC
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Ada
2 1 (5.26%) Ada 83
2 1 (5.26%) Ada 95
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
2 2 (10.53%) vCloud
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) Cacti
2 1 (5.26%) Grafana
2 1 (5.26%) Graphite
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Opsview
2 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) HP
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago