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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
Rank - - 145
Contract jobs citing POSIX 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 -
POSIX
England

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
837 881 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.53% 27.01% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 597 480
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 64 11
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing POSIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing POSIX 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 South West region with a requirement for POSIX.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Kernel Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) boto
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kernel Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet