The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 29 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 58 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.29% 0.60% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.44% 3.70% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £328 £338
% change year-on-year +3.05% -2.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% -6.25%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 82 108 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 12.02% 16.29% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 113 63
Median daily rate £349 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £226 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £740 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 26
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Wiltshire

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Wiltshire

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Wiltshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Corsham - 2 - -
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CA