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 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 658 651 629
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs citing OS/400 3 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.025% 0.098% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
11993 12196 12422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.28% 21.37% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7615 7242 7042
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 931 1051
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/400 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +10 3 £350 +7.69% 2
South East - 2 £350 - 1
London -8 1 £350 -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £350 -

OS/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) AS400
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) RPG
2 3 (50.00%) iSeries
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) LPAR
4 1 (16.67%) RPG/400
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Certification
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) AS400 Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) AS400 Support
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) AS400
2 3 (50.00%) iSeries
3 1 (16.67%) LPAR
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (16.67%) RPG/400
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP