The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM i5/OS
Rank 124 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing i5/OS 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% - 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£273 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
531 691 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.89% 26.59% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 326 188
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £210 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 57 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £12.55 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £38.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

i5/OS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing i5/OS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

i5/OS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

i5/OS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing i5/OS across the Berkshire region.

i5/OS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

i5/OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing i5/OS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited i5/OS.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) OS/400
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SNA
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (100.00%) NetIQ
1 3 (100.00%) APPC
1 3 (100.00%) APPN
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7

i5/OS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing i5/OS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited i5/OS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SNA
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) OS/400
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (66.67%) HP