The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for pSOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited pSOS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wind River pSOS
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 623 605
Contract jobs citing pSOS 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.036% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

pSOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8707 11170 11375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.49% 22.93% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5421 7168 6737
Median daily rate £413 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 579 897
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

pSOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing pSOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for pSOS in England

pSOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for pSOS in England

pSOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for pSOS in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for pSOS.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Wholesale Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (50.00%) SEPA
2 2 (50.00%) PMO
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

pSOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Payments Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Payments Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cash Management
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
1 2 (50.00%) SEPA
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland