The table below looks at the statistics for OS/400 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/400 over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 258 - 219
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OS/400 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% - 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% - 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£274 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
OS/400
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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
2393 2214 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.40% 24.59% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1003 749
Average daily rate £347 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 260 256
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/400 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OS/400
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/400 across the South East region.

OS/400 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OS/400
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/400 across the South East region.

OS/400 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OS/400
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/400 within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - - - -
OS/400
England

OS/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OS/400 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/400.

1 4 (100.00%) RPG
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) SNA
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (75.00%) NetIQ
2 3 (75.00%) APPC
2 3 (75.00%) APPN
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) AS400
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) i5/OS
2 3 (75.00%) iSeries
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) PowerHA

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OS/400 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/400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) SNA
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) AS400
1 3 (75.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) i5/OS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) RPG
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (50.00%) HP