The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 141 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing POSIX 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% - 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% - 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.25 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
812 584 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.11% 26.16% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 396 352
Average daily rate £338 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.07 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POSIX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

POSIX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

POSIX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

POSIX
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing POSIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited POSIX.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing POSIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited POSIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C