The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank - 189 -
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.020% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.086% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £360 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.68 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+19.24% -22.72%
VxWorks
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
664 1167 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.17% 23.18% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 884 832
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 46
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VxWorks across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London