Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 24 November 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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 69 80
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 -4
Contract jobs citing Firmware 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.75% 1.20% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 6.41% 9.65% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £375 -
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £225
% change year-on-year - +77.78% -30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.25 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.29% - -
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -24.57% +6.71% -1.20%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 78 114 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.75% 12.49% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 72
Gloucestershire median daily rate £250 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -0.71% +8.46%
10th Percentile £176 £106 £150
90th Percentile £525 £475 £475
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 6
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.04% +3.05% -35.31%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.43 £10.13
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.50 £16.60
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +32.14% -28.21% +6.85%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (80.00%) HNC
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 4 (80.00%) Data Entry
1 4 (80.00%) Driving Licence
1 4 (80.00%) RS-232
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Junos
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (80.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) RS-232
2 1 (20.00%) Junos
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Electrical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper