The first table below looks at the demand for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Manchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.10% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +15.75%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
283 194 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.00% 20.10% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 78 123
Average daily rate £300 £270 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 40
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.71 £27.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
VxWorks
North West

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester