The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 107 105 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.53% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.77% 0.48% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 £35.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+21.12% -6.57%
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 Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
622 414 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.69% 24.13% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 238 301
Average daily rate £350 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 16 46
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £16.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £37.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Vacancies
Fareham - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Device Driver
South East

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) SSL
4 7 (35.00%) SNMP
4 7 (35.00%) Firmware
4 7 (35.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (35.00%) SCCM
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (30.00%) Validation
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 4 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (20.00%) VBScript
7 4 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (20.00%) Intel
7 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
8 3 (15.00%) Android
8 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) JIRA
8 3 (15.00%) Computer Science

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) SSL
2 7 (35.00%) SNMP
3 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.00%) 2G
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) 3G
3 1 (5.00%) UTRAN
3 1 (5.00%) DVB
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) LTE
3 1 (5.00%) FCoE
3 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Build Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Real Time Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Firmware
1 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) VHDL
4 1 (5.00%) MPEG
4 1 (5.00%) Kindle
4 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (10.00%) Code Coverage
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) VBScript
3 4 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas
3 1 (5.00%) VMware