The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 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 OS/2 over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank - - 255
Contract jobs citing OS/2 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.022%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OS/2
England

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
2061 2333 2270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.73% 24.02% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1255 1136
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 230 224
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing OS/2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

OS/2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OS/2
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OS/2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East