The first table below looks at the demand for pSOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited pSOS over the 3 months to 16 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River pSOS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing pSOS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £240
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
729 553 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.59% 22.57% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 240 296
Average daily rate £280 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 76 69
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £9.38 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
pSOS
England

pSOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

pSOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

pSOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

pSOS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West