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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 46 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing OS/400 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 1.65% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.64% 26.34% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 25
Average daily rate £255 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £399 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.97 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) VCP5

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware