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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/400 over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank - 70 68
Contract jobs citing OS/400 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.54% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
205 186 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.17% 24.19% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 103 89
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £474 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -22.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £17.03 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing OS/400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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