The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 60 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing OS/400 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% 0.71% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £413 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £225
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 90 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.66% 21.43% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 54 53
Average daily rate £300 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £123 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.20 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
OS/400
UK

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

OS/400
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OS/400 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OS/400.

1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
2 3 (60.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OS/400 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OS/400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Support
2 4 (80.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
2 3 (60.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
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