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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited pSOS over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
801 817 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.39% 21.98% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 428 340
Median daily rate £400 £350 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 85 75
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

pSOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing pSOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

pSOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

pSOS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

pSOS Daily Rate 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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing pSOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for pSOS.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)

pSOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++