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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OS/400 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £255
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
121 131 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.08% 28.73% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 71 23
Average daily rate £300 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £13.00 £9.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft