Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 345 369
Rank change year-on-year -27 +24 -8
Contract jobs citing POSIX 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.006% 0.006% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.024% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
South East median daily rate £400 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.48% +10.67%
England median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
South East median hourly rate - - £36.25
England median hourly rate - - £37.50

POSIX is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,635 4,150 4,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.11% 26.83% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 2,483 3,135
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.44%
10th Percentile £305 £285 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 101 130
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +18.46%
10th Percentile £21.91 £18.22 £14.34
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

POSIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing POSIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 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 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -6 1 £400 -20.00%
Thames Valley -15 1 £400 -20.00% 1
POSIX
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) sed
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) SELinux
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon Glacier

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) sed
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) SELinux