Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 22 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 133 180
Rank change year-on-year -27 +47 -14
Contract jobs citing Firmware 4 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 1.05% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 6.53% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 32 6
Hampshire median daily rate - £313 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.87% -9.04%
South East median daily rate £311 £320 £325
% change year-on-year -2.73% -1.54% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -9.88% -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.62% -0.62%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 633 628 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.77% 16.07% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 390 299
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +8.13%
10th Percentile £156 £250 £225
90th Percentile £500 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.20% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 58 75
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.69% -7.81% +10.34%
10th Percentile £9.93 £10.85 £11.67
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.44 £43.50
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Hampshire

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Hampshire

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Hampshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Southampton +6 3 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) CMDB
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Storage Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CMDB
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory