The table below looks at the statistics for OS/400 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 OS/400 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 582 - 525
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OS/400 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% - 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.060% - 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£441 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
OS/400
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
11754 10778 10124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.30% 22.82% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7071 6149 5413
Average daily rate £363 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 979 1072
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £33.65 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/400 Jobs Demand Trend in England

OS/400
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/400 across the England region.

OS/400 Daily Rate Trend in England

OS/400
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OS/400 across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OS/400 Daily Rate Histogram in England

OS/400
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 across the England region.

OS/400 Hourly Rate Trend in England

OS/400
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/400 within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 3 £450 -
London - - - -
North West - - - - 1
OS/400
UK

OS/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (90.91%) AS400
2 8 (72.73%) RPG
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) iSeries
3 6 (54.55%) i5/OS
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) DB2
4 5 (45.45%) C
4 5 (45.45%) COBOL
4 5 (45.45%) FTP
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) Tivoli NetView
4 5 (45.45%) APPC
4 5 (45.45%) APPN
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) RPG IV
6 3 (27.27%) PowerHA
6 3 (27.27%) IBM Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) NetIQ
6 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) SNA
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) FTP
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) APPN
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) SNA
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) AS400 Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) AS400
2 8 (72.73%) iSeries
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) i5/OS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) PDM
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) RPG
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) COBOL
4 3 (27.27%) RPG IV
5 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) NetIQ
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft