The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bristol region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 75 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.60% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.96% -7.64%
Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
141 125 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.23% 19.53% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 78 91
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £498 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Average hourly rate £17.53 £27.11 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.35% -15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.14 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £73.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Device Driver
South West

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Device Driver
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing