The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
604 513 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.67% 20.56% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 223 166
Average daily rate £313 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £138 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -13.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £34.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland