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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank - - 248
Contract jobs citing OS/2 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2408 2121 1918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.12% 24.41% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1238 1067 853
Average daily rate £325 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £164 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 231 251
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/2 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

OS/2
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OS/2 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/2.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Symbian
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

OS/2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OS/2 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/2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Symbian