Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 17 October 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 235 242
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 +36
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.058% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.52% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
City of London median daily rate £525 £825 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +176.38% -21.86%
10th Percentile £443 £813 £216
90th Percentile £605 £838 £367
Central London median daily rate £525 £825 £299
% change year-on-year -36.36% +176.38% -21.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,230 762 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.52% 11.11% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 614 572
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.50% +9.15%
10th Percentile £166 £198 £243
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £459
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.60% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 25
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.20 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.01% -1.63% +5.56%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the City of London

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in the City of London

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firmware in the City of London

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) X-Windows

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix