The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 397 391 376
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 17 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.047% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
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£384 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.96%
Device Driver
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7819 8733 8316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.00% 37.46% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5355 6140 5755
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 148 167
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.95 £41.00 £54.00
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 London

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in London

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in London

Device Driver
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver across the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Device Driver Daily Rate Histogram in London

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in London

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
Vacancies
Feltham - 3 £360 - 1
City of London +6 1 £475 +26.66%
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 28 (71.79%) TCP/IP
2 27 (69.23%) Linux
3 22 (56.41%) Python
3 22 (56.41%) Subversion
4 21 (53.85%) VMware
4 21 (53.85%) Clustering
4 21 (53.85%) Ruby
4 21 (53.85%) Ubuntu
4 21 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 21 (53.85%) Perl
4 21 (53.85%) MySQL
4 21 (53.85%) Oracle
4 21 (53.85%) RDBMS
4 21 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 21 (53.85%) CentOS
4 21 (53.85%) Bash Shell
4 21 (53.85%) MongoDB
4 21 (53.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (53.85%) NoSQL
4 21 (53.85%) Puppet
4 21 (53.85%) Cobbler
4 21 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 21 (53.85%) MCollective
4 21 (53.85%) DevOps
4 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
5 20 (51.28%) Firewall
6 19 (48.72%) DNS
6 19 (48.72%) Korn
6 19 (48.72%) VLAN
6 19 (48.72%) QA

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (38.46%) OpenStack
1 15 (38.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (38.46%) Heroku
1 15 (38.46%) Engine Yard
2 11 (28.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) TCP/IP
2 20 (51.28%) Firewall
3 19 (48.72%) VLAN
3 19 (48.72%) DNS
4 9 (23.08%) SSL
5 8 (20.51%) HTTP
6 5 (12.82%) RTP
7 4 (10.26%) VPN
8 3 (7.69%) FTP
8 3 (7.69%) 802.15
8 3 (7.69%) ZigBee
8 3 (7.69%) OpenVPN
9 1 (2.56%) Network Security
9 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 21 (53.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 21 (53.85%) NoSQL
1 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
1 21 (53.85%) MySQL
1 21 (53.85%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Subversion
2 21 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (48.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) IT Support
7 1 (2.56%) Trainer
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.56%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) MCollective
2 18 (46.15%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.69%) JSON
3 3 (7.69%) WCF
3 3 (7.69%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Clustering
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) GPGPU
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Linux
2 21 (53.85%) Ubuntu
2 21 (53.85%) CentOS
3 13 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (12.82%) FreeBSD
6 3 (7.69%) Windows CE
7 2 (5.13%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (5.13%) VxWorks
7 2 (5.13%) ThreadX
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) DevOps
2 19 (48.72%) Load Balancing
2 19 (48.72%) Release Management
3 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.82%) Multithreading
4 5 (12.82%) Benchmarking
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) UML
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Network Management
6 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Python
2 21 (53.85%) Shell Script
2 21 (53.85%) Ruby
2 21 (53.85%) Bash Shell
2 21 (53.85%) Perl
3 19 (48.72%) Korn
4 13 (33.33%) C
5 4 (10.26%) C++
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.56%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) MCSA
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (53.85%) Puppet
1 21 (53.85%) Cobbler
2 15 (38.46%) Nagios
3 13 (33.33%) collectd
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle
1 21 (53.85%) Red Hat
1 21 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Akamai
3 3 (7.69%) Assembla
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Avaya
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.56%) Sophos
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