The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 124 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Firmware 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.097% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.50% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £316
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
564 401 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.95% 19.53% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 208 201
Average daily rate £325 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Firmware
England

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 Miscellaneous 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire - - - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) XenServer
3 4 (50.00%) Veeam
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) SCDPM
4 3 (37.50%) Electronics
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Brocade
6 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
6 1 (12.50%) VC++
6 1 (12.50%) HPUX
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe
6 1 (12.50%) C++

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (62.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Visual C++ Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) VC++
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 23 days ago