The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
Rank 629 623 584
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -39
Contract jobs citing POSIX 1 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.017% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.059% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 22
Median daily rate - £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
POSIX
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14931 15134 14323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.17% 28.62% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10437 10427 9244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 265 194
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

POSIX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

POSIX Daily Rate Trend in England

POSIX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

POSIX Hourly Rate Trend in England

POSIX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 1 - - 3
POSIX
UK

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing POSIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for POSIX.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Doxygen
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) IC Design
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Cygwin

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Emacs
2 1 (25.00%) GCC
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (25.00%) IC Design
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Sun
1 1 (25.00%) VMware