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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited i5/OS over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM i5/OS
Rank - 571 -
Contract jobs citing i5/OS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11212 10934 9214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.17% 22.02% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6421 6251 5013
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 974 946
Average hourly rate £16.06 £16.29 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

i5/OS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

i5/OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
2 5 (83.33%) AS400
3 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (66.67%) NetIQ
3 4 (66.67%) APPC
3 4 (66.67%) APPN
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Retail
3 4 (66.67%) PowerHA
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SNA
3 4 (66.67%) IBM Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli NetView
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) COBOL
3 4 (66.67%) RPG
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) DB2
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) OS/400
3 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP

i5/OS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) SNA
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) APPN
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) AS400 Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) APPC
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
2 5 (83.33%) AS400
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) LPAR
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 4 (66.67%) OS/400
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) COBOL
1 4 (66.67%) RPG
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) NetIQ
3 2 (33.33%) HP