The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 648 632
Contract jobs citing pSOS 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.033% 0.032%
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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9652 12296 12385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.85% 23.17% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6011 7745 7227
Median daily rate £403 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 645 978
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.97 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -0.17%  
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

pSOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for pSOS in the UK

pSOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for pSOS in the UK

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 with a requirement for pSOS.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 3 (42.86%) P3O
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) SEPA
5 2 (28.57%) PMO
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Cash Management
5 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
5 2 (28.57%) Document Management
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
5 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365

pSOS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Planner
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Payments Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Payments Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cash Management
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Document Management
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) P3O
2 2 (28.57%) PMO
2 2 (28.57%) SEPA
3 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland