Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 121 143
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 -12
Contract jobs citing Firmware 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.21% 0.48% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.59% 3.24% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Surrey median daily rate £190 £195 £95
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +105.26% -
10th Percentile £185 £185 £93
90th Percentile £199 £264 £300
South East median daily rate £311 £320 £325
% change year-on-year -2.73% -1.54% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year +6.71% +1.86% -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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 378 340 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.53% 14.80% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 221 175
Surrey median daily rate £401 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £131 £143 £156
90th Percentile £575 £530 £500
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 21
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £25.00 £28.75 £24.00
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Surrey

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Surrey

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Surrey

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 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
Woking +6 4 £190 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Firmware
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) RHCE
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
1 4 (66.67%) JNCIS
1 4 (66.67%) LPIC
1 4 (66.67%) CMDB
1 4 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
1 4 (66.67%) BICSI Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) RS-232
3 1 (16.67%) RS-485

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 4 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) RS-232
1 1 (16.67%) RS-422
1 1 (16.67%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) CMDB
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
1 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) BICSI Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
1 4 (66.67%) JNCIS
1 4 (66.67%) LPIC
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft