The table below looks at the statistics for OS/400 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/400 over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank - 61 63
Contract jobs citing OS/400 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.48% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £333
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +29.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OS/400
Wales

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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 135 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.98% 25.38% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 93 79
Median daily rate £350 £330 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 8
Median hourly rate £13.35 £11.97 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.26 £19.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing OS/400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

OS/400 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

OS/400
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

OS/400 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales