The table below looks at the statistics for i5/OS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited i5/OS over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM i5/OS
Rank 651 668 639
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing i5/OS 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.003%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.009% 0.041% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £588 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11281 12261 12832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.17% 21.18% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7119 7278 7474
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 970 1120
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

i5/OS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing i5/OS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

i5/OS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

i5/OS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing i5/OS within the UK.

i5/OS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

i5/OS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing i5/OS within the UK.

i5/OS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

i5/OS
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing i5/OS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

i5/OS
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing i5/OS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for i5/OS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

i5/OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) zOS