The first table below looks at the demand for OS/400 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/400 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 Cardiff 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 OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 44 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing OS/400 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.56% 1.81% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.78% 8.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £225
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.06% 20.48% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 30
Average daily rate £250 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.90% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
OS/400
South Wales

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/400 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OS/400
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/400 across the Cardiff region.

OS/400 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

OS/400
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing OS/400 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 OS/400.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) AS400

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing OS/400 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 OS/400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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