The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank - 611 -
Contract jobs citing OS/2 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £310 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
11014 11655 11103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.41% 22.51% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 6745 6000
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 921 1006
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OS/2
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/2 within the UK.

OS/2 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OS/2
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OS/2 within the UK.

OS/2 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OS/2
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OS/2 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/2.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

OS/2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OS/2 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/2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management