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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 596 567 559
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing OS/400 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.033% 0.036% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
12004 11049 10895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.60% 23.02% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7136 6320 5816
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1074 986 1045
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -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
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 21 October 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
London - 2 £500 -
North West - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
OS/400
UK

OS/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (84.62%) AS400
2 9 (69.23%) iSeries
3 5 (38.46%) RPG
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) DB2
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) HTTP
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) RPG IV
6 2 (15.38%) FTP
6 2 (15.38%) PDM
6 2 (15.38%) i5/OS
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) COBOL
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Tivoli NetView
6 2 (15.38%) APPC
6 2 (15.38%) APPN
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) Back Office
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Nagios
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) APPN
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Ingres
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Support
1 5 (38.46%) AS400 Support
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) AS400
2 9 (69.23%) iSeries
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) LPAR
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) i5/OS
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) PDM
2 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) RPG
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) RPG IV
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) COBOL
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco