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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 146 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% - 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£383 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +12.67%
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
1050 907 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.16% 29.86% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 478 367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 47
Average hourly rate £16.56 £15.25 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -9.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire - 3 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £383 -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) SLA
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Heroku
4 1 (14.29%) Engine Yard
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Heroku
1 1 (14.29%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (71.43%) Service Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
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