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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 577 556 517
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -39
Contract jobs citing OS/400 6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.054% 0.090% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
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£378 £333 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% -39.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £249 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £352 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.32% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OS/400
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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
11151 11172 9310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.29% 22.65% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6537 6469 5106
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 912 993 935
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £37.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 2015. 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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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 +5 3 £378 +13.10% 1
South West +11 1 - -
London - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
OS/400
UK

OS/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) AS400
2 5 (50.00%) iSeries
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) RPG
3 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) COBOL
5 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) SNA
5 2 (20.00%) IBM Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (20.00%) NetIQ
5 2 (20.00%) APPC
5 2 (20.00%) APPN
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Mainframe

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) SNA
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) AS400 Support
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) DB2 Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) APPC
2 1 (10.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) AS400
2 5 (50.00%) iSeries
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) LPAR
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) i5/OS
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) OS/390
2 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) RPG
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (10.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (10.00%) Infor
3 1 (10.00%) Kronos
3 1 (10.00%) HP