The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.09% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.90% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.40% 22.39% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 16
Average daily rate £335 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £186 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (66.67%) C++
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) Xen
5 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (55.56%) C
6 4 (44.44%) Cyber Security
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
8 1 (11.11%) Valgrind
8 1 (11.11%) GCC
8 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) TDD
8 1 (11.11%) Perforce
8 1 (11.11%) Ruby
8 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (11.11%) STL
8 1 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (11.11%) HTTP

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Valgrind
1 1 (11.11%) GCC
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (11.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber Security
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Xen
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce