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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River pSOS
Rank - 631 648
Contract jobs citing pSOS 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.051% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 -
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
10687 11749 13122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.30% 21.48% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6700 6906 7771
Median daily rate £388 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 972 1139
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.80 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Line 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Planning Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft