The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing POSIX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
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 £375 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
145 118 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.49% 20.10% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 68 41
Average daily rate £425 £283 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -28.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 11
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.07 £37.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POSIX across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in Essex