The table below looks at the statistics for OS/400 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/400 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
UK
Rank - 626 615
Contract jobs citing OS/400 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.023%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.009% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Median daily rate - £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £225 £325
% change year-on-year
- -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

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
9240 11124 11725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.64% 21.39% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5935 6783 6776
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 738 894
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OS/400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 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 OS/400.

1 2 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

OS/400
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Support
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV