The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 38 49 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing OS/400 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.70% 0.25% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.90% 1.61% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.32% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OS/400
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.21% 15.50% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 30
Average daily rate £325 £265 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £171 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.33 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.26% +66.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) TestDirector
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) COBOL
2 4 (80.00%) RPG
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) MS Project
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) iSeries
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Project
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
2 4 (80.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) COBOL
1 4 (80.00%) RPG
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) VCP5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware