The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank - 613 590
Contract jobs citing OS/2 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.009% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OS/2
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
11180 11204 11155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 21.72% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7196 6746 6425
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 871 958
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OS/2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

OS/2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

OS/2
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/2 across the England region.

OS/2 Daily Rate Trend in England

OS/2
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OS/2 across the England region.

OS/2 Hourly Rate Trend in England

OS/2
Top 11 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OS/2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OS/2.

1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

OS/2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM