The table below looks at the statistics for pSOS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited pSOS over the 3 months to 4 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River pSOS
Rank 644 - 617
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing pSOS 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.024% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £175 - £379
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12509 12385 12115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.50% 22.18% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7816 7068 6814
Median daily rate £388 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 1014 1046
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

pSOS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

pSOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

pSOS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing pSOS within the UK.

pSOS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

pSOS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing pSOS within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

pSOS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

pSOS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing pSOS within the UK.

pSOS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

pSOS
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing pSOS within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 £175 -
England - 3 £175 -

pSOS
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 with a requirement for pSOS.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) STB
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) ThreadX
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) People Management

pSOS
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Officer
1 3 (60.00%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
1 1 (20.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 1 (20.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++