The table below looks at the statistics for i5/OS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited i5/OS over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM i5/OS
Rank - 261 266
Contract jobs citing i5/OS 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.021% 0.030%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.085% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £655 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +139.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £650 £353
% change year-on-year
- +84.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50
i5/OS
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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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1666 2364 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.52% 25.08% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 1340 1281
Median daily rate £350 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 232 213
Median hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

i5/OS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing i5/OS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

i5/OS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

i5/OS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing i5/OS across the South East region.

i5/OS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

i5/OS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing i5/OS across the South East region.

i5/OS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East