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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 113 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Firmware 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 3.52% 2.28% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £270 £363
% change year-on-year
+28.70% -25.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
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
256 219 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.03% 9.82% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 92 68
Average daily rate £325 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £140 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 40 37
Average hourly rate £13.98 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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 - 2 - - 2
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 5 (27.78%) Mandarin Language
3 5 (27.78%) Cantonese Language
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) HPUX
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Sun
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITSM
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (22.22%) Brocade
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Data Guard
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) HP StorageWorks
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (16.67%) CommVault
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (16.67%) Relational Database

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (27.78%) Mandarin Language
1 5 (27.78%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) DBA
1 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Real Time Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) HPUX
3 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) C++
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
1 4 (22.22%) Sun
1 4 (22.22%) HP
1 4 (22.22%) Brocade
2 3 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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