The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank - 139 -
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.061% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +26.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.86% -7.05%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1253 921 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.06% 28.16% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 528 482
Average daily rate £400 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.66 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) WATIR
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (20.00%) WinSCP
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Java

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (20.00%) WATIR
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (80.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Support
1 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) QA