Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 82 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Firmware 11 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.86% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 6.63% 3.95% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £410 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +86.36% -58.10%
10th Percentile £378 £308 £210
90th Percentile £529 £490 £230
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £225
% change year-on-year - +77.78% -30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £41.00
South West median hourly rate £32.75 £41.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -21.56% +1.83% -1.20%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 166 177 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.00% 13.67% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 120 80
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +4.48% -12.42%
10th Percentile £185 £190 £169
90th Percentile £600 £596 £526
South West median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £21.00
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.21% +2.63%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
Chippenham - 5 £437 -
Corsham -2 3 £590 +43.90%
Swindon -4 1 - - 1
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) Hitachi
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Veritas
2 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 4 (36.36%) Brocade
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
2 4 (36.36%) Security Hardening
2 4 (36.36%) Task Automation
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) EMC Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) EMC Storage Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) HP Storage Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
3 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
2 4 (36.36%) Security Hardening
2 4 (36.36%) Task Automation
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Brocade
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) EMC
1 4 (36.36%) Hitachi
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 1 (9.09%) CA