The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks 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 VxWorks over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank - 158 137
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.072% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £300 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £50.68 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.55% +26.70%
VxWorks
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
694 795 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.80% 18.97% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 420 360
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 90 95
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VxWorks Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the North West