Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firmware
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 176 185
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.026% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 1.71% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Berkshire median daily rate - £215 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.53% +15.68%
South East median daily rate £313 £347 £345
% change year-on-year -9.94% +0.58% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +77.78%

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 392 585 638
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.36% 11.98% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 313 338
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £164 £158 £179
90th Percentile £550 £525 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 69
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -24.53% +8.67%
10th Percentile £10.85 £12.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £30.75 £28.58 £30.90
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +6.45%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Berkshire

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firmware in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Berkshire

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Berkshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +33 1 - - 1
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
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