The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 138 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 6 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.60% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £325 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -7.64%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
765 499 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.10% 21.45% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 257 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 71
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.20 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -15 4 - - 4
Bristol -13 1 £325 - 2
Dorset - - - -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (57.14%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
2 3 (42.86%) 3G
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (42.86%) ZigBee
2 3 (42.86%) Smart Meter
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SysML
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
1 3 (42.86%) ZigBee
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Designer
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
1 3 (42.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) SysML
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
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