The table below looks at the statistics for i5/OS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited i5/OS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM i5/OS
Rank - 611 615
Contract jobs citing i5/OS 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.028% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £650 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +84.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £650 £353
% change year-on-year
- +84.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50
i5/OS
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9672 10851 11945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.09% 21.50% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6108 6457 7178
Median daily rate £395 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 910 1041
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

i5/OS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing i5/OS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

i5/OS Jobs Demand Trend in England

i5/OS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing i5/OS across the England region.

i5/OS Daily Rate Trend in England

i5/OS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

i5/OS Hourly Rate Trend in England