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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
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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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £273 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
188 150 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.29% 18.59% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 87 61
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.04% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £20.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%