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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/400 over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 55 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing OS/400 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.21% 0.70% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.93% 3.20% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£450 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
108 125 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.31% 22.01% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 77 46
Average daily rate £315 £265 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

OS/400
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 20 April 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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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
Cardiff +13 1 £450 +12.50%
Newport - - - -
OS/400
Wales

OS/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) COBOL
4 3 (50.00%) RPG
4 3 (50.00%) DB2
4 3 (50.00%) MS Project
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) iSeries
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) COBOL
1 3 (50.00%) RPG
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware