Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 251 251
Rank change year-on-year +31 0 -6
Contract jobs citing Firmware 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.058% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 0.33% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
City of London median daily rate £325 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -25.00% +132.56%
10th Percentile £283 £313 £475
90th Percentile £424 £566 £775
Central London median daily rate £355 £375 £500
% change year-on-year -5.33% -25.00% +132.56%
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 958 1,199 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.40% 17.28% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 960 682
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.30% +8.61%
10th Percentile £217 £163 £213
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 22
City of London median hourly rate £20.42 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +13.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.06 £10.60
90th Percentile £33.03 £25.50 £27.33
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -10.53%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019, 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) 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 (16.67%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Data Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Producer
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Product Roadmap
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Sprint Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Sprint Retrospective
3 1 (16.67%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) Ciena
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware