Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 20 January 2018 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 79 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing Firmware 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.53% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 3.47% 1.80% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £170 £263 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.24% -27.08% -
East Midlands median daily rate £305 £225 £318
% change year-on-year +35.56% -29.13% -20.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £31.75 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £31.75 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year -25.29% +5.59% -5.29%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 144 111 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.38% 12.29% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 55 28
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £450 £413 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +43.48% -28.13%
10th Percentile £289 £316 £155
90th Percentile £588 £522 £491
East Midlands median daily rate £339 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -9.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 36
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.30 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.41% -5.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £26.53 £18.52 £20.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.80
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -5.19%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Nottinghamshire

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Nottinghamshire

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Nottinghamshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Nottingham +5 5 £170 -35.24% 1
Firmware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware