The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OS/2 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OS/2
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 186 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.29% 23.69% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 110 87
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £156 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -0.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.32 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%