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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM i5/OS
UK / England
Rank - 611 594
Contract jobs citing i5/OS 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.010% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £525 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 £353
% change year-on-year
- +48.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

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
8539 10147 10852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.39% 21.28% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5541 6256 6318
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 691 859
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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