The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing POSIX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
560 537 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.86% 21.30% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 304 219
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 52
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POSIX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing POSIX 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 POSIX.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (50.00%) sed
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) BitKeeper
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) AWK
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing POSIX 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 POSIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) GNU Toolchain
1 1 (50.00%) BitKeeper
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) sed
2 1 (50.00%) AWK
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat