The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River pSOS
Rank 153 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing pSOS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
pSOS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
823 703 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.20% 22.66% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 295 252
Average daily rate £375 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.93% -2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £134 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 128 71
Average hourly rate £13.87 £18.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.49 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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

pSOS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing pSOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
pSOS
England