The table below looks at the statistics for OS/400 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/400 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 588 595 549
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -46
Contract jobs citing OS/400 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.049% 0.041% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
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£353 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £256 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £550
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 - - -

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
12279 12170 10292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.04% 22.04% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6979 6782 5521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1001 1050 1005
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.20 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.12 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/400 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OS/400
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/400 within the UK.

OS/400 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OS/400
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OS/400 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

OS/400 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OS/400
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 within the UK.

OS/400 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OS/400
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England 0 3 £353 +60.22% 2
Cardiff +7 1 £450 +12.50%
South Wales -3 1 £450 +12.50%
Wales -9 1 £450 +12.50%
Scotland - 1 £250 -
East of England - 1 £430 - 1
Brighton - 1 £275 -
Edinburgh - 1 £250 -
Norwich - 1 £430 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Norfolk - 1 £430 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 £275 - 1

OS/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (82.35%) AS400
2 13 (76.47%) IBM
3 12 (70.59%) iSeries
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) RPG
6 8 (47.06%) DB2
6 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 7 (41.18%) COBOL
7 7 (41.18%) MS Office
7 7 (41.18%) Windows
7 7 (41.18%) Project Management
8 6 (35.29%) HTTP
8 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
9 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
9 5 (29.41%) i5/OS
9 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
9 5 (29.41%) C
9 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 5 (29.41%) FTP
10 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
10 4 (23.53%) LAN
10 4 (23.53%) WAN
10 4 (23.53%) SNA
10 4 (23.53%) Retail
10 4 (23.53%) IBM Certification
10 4 (23.53%) Internet
10 4 (23.53%) Tivoli NetView
10 4 (23.53%) NetIQ
10 4 (23.53%) APPC

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) HTTP
3 5 (29.41%) FTP
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) SNA
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) APPN
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) DB2
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) AS400 Support
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) APPC
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) AS400
2 12 (70.59%) iSeries
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) i5/OS
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) OS/390
7 1 (5.88%) AIX
7 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) UML
2 3 (17.65%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) RPG
2 7 (41.18%) COBOL
3 5 (29.41%) C
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) RPG/400
5 1 (5.88%) RPG IV
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) IBM Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) VCP5
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) IBM
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) NetIQ
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Infor
5 1 (5.88%) Kronos
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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