The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank - 424 424
Contract jobs citing OS/2 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.069% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5519 5806 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.92% 23.17% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3680 3827 3404
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 253 329
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.02 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -5.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/2 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

OS/2
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OS/2 Daily Rate Trend in London

OS/2
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OS/2 Hourly Rate Trend in London