The table below looks at the statistics for pSOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited pSOS over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wind River pSOS
UK / England
Rank 576 590 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing pSOS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.012% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £381 -
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 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
8690 9739 10529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.96% 21.33% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 5871 6263
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 528 761 883
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

pSOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing pSOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing pSOS within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
London - 1 £300 -
pSOS
UK

pSOS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing pSOS 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 pSOS.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland

pSOS
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Planning Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Project Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft