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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South East / Hampshire
Rank 109 124 115
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs citing Firmware 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.32% 0.092% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 0.50% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £315 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -2.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -13.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +37.50% +11.11%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 276 397 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.82% 18.19% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 261 165
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.47 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Firmware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 3 £425 - 3
Havant - 2 £325 -
Fleet - 1 £400 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 19 (65.52%) TCP/IP
2 18 (62.07%) SCCM
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) SNMP
4 13 (44.83%) SSL
4 13 (44.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
5 12 (41.38%) Device Driver
5 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
5 12 (41.38%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (41.38%) Software Delivery
6 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
6 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
6 8 (27.59%) HP
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (20.69%) EdgeSight
8 6 (20.69%) XenApp
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (20.69%) Citrix
9 5 (17.24%) Terminal Services
9 5 (17.24%) DHCP
9 5 (17.24%) DNS
9 5 (17.24%) IIS
9 5 (17.24%) Clustering
9 5 (17.24%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (13.79%) Change Management

Firmware
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) TCP/IP
2 13 (44.83%) SNMP
2 13 (44.83%) SSL
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
General
1 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Build Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Device Driver
1 12 (41.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Software Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.90%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (20.69%) XenApp
2 5 (17.24%) Terminal Services
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) SCCM
2 13 (44.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) EdgeSight
3 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (13.79%) SafeCom
5 2 (6.90%) SCOM
6 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) HP
2 6 (20.69%) Citrix
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) BT
4 3 (10.34%) IronPort
4 3 (10.34%) Sophos
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
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