The table below looks at the statistics for OS/400 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/400 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank - 61 48
Contract jobs citing OS/400 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.73% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.39% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate - £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -17.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
OS/400
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
205 114 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.28% 16.72% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 70 42
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.45 £17.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

OS/400 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OS/400
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

OS/400 Daily Rate Trend in Wales