The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 119 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.074% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.27% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£400 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.96%
Device Driver
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
751 745 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.57% 27.38% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 352 216
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 34
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the Berkshire region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the Berkshire region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Reading +7 3 £400 - 1
Device Driver
South East

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) EMV
3 2 (40.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) NFC
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) SELinux
4 1 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (20.00%) AlgoSec
4 1 (20.00%) Assembla
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Tufin
4 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) NFC
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (20.00%) RIP
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) 802.15
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) RTP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Platform Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EMV
1 2 (40.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (20.00%) SecurID
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) eTOM
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (20.00%) Tufin
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Assembla
1 1 (20.00%) AlgoSec
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