The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - - 131
Contract jobs citing POSIX 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
371 496 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.89% 19.75% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 311 335
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £55.55 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +56.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing POSIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

POSIX
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

POSIX Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

POSIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

POSIX Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire