The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +26.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.86% -7.05%
Device Driver
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 50 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 30.48% 18.05% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 22
Average daily rate £275 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £182 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Device Driver
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Altera
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Altera
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft