The first table below looks at the demand for i5/OS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited i5/OS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM i5/OS
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Contract jobs citing i5/OS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2178 2052 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.73% 24.26% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1028 836
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 250 274
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.44 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
i5/OS
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i5/OS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing i5/OS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

i5/OS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East