The first table below looks at the demand for i5/OS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited i5/OS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM i5/OS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing i5/OS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
586 479 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.53% 19.49% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 191 210
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £34.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
i5/OS
South East