The table below looks at the statistics for pSOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited pSOS over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River pSOS
Rank - - 564
Contract jobs citing pSOS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £95
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £95
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
pSOS
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11736 10916 10954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.24% 22.99% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6941 6277 5774
Average daily rate £351 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.31% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 955 1112
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

pSOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

pSOS Jobs Demand Trend in England

pSOS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

pSOS Daily Rate Trend in England

pSOS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

pSOS Hourly Rate Trend in England

pSOS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing pSOS within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - - - - 1
pSOS
UK

pSOS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing pSOS 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 pSOS.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (50.00%) MAPM
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

pSOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing pSOS 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 pSOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (50.00%) MAPM
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared