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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 101 118
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17  
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.056% 0.61% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 3.87% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £450 £322 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.96% +11.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £355
% change year-on-year +3.84% -8.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.59% -3.75%  

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 266 310 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.79% 15.78% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 185 157
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 45
Median hourly rate £13.03 £38.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.72% +152.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Portsmouth - 1 £450 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (28.57%) IronPort
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) EdgeSight
3 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) BT
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (14.29%) OCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PCB Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) OCP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (28.57%) EdgeSight
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) BT
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) IronPort
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) VMware