The first table below looks at the demand for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
168 171 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.04% 27.94% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 69 90
Average daily rate £250 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £26.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
VxWorks
East of England

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VxWorks Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VxWorks
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Stevenage - 4 £263 - 1
VxWorks
East of England

VxWorks
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VxWorks 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 VxWorks.

1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 4 (57.14%) Handset
2 4 (57.14%) ASN.1
2 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
2 4 (57.14%) UMTS
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) ClearQuest
2 4 (57.14%) RTP
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VxWorks 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 VxWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) ASN.1
2 4 (57.14%) UMTS
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) RTP
3 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Handset
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree