The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for POSIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 25 April 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.

Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 276 269
Rank change year-on-year +29 -7  
Contract jobs citing POSIX 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.049% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.041% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £513 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.25% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +32.25% -6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

POSIX is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2189 2410 2328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.06% 24.75% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1608 1415
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 44
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £47.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +10.66% +3.44%  

POSIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing POSIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for POSIX in the South East

POSIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for POSIX in the South East

POSIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing POSIX in the South East over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for POSIX in the South East

POSIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for POSIX in the South East

POSIX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +18 2 £575 +48.38%
Oxfordshire - 2 £475 -
POSIX
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 East region with a requirement for POSIX.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
2 2 (50.00%) Digital TV
2 2 (50.00%) DVB
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) STB
2 2 (50.00%) UPnP
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) DLNA
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) SELinux
2 2 (50.00%) Salt
2 2 (50.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (50.00%) iptables
2 2 (50.00%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud

POSIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (50.00%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DLNA
1 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (50.00%) DVB
1 2 (50.00%) UPnP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Architect
2 2 (50.00%) DTV Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital TV
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Salt
1 2 (50.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Qualys