Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for i5/OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited i5/OS over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM i5/OS
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 858
Contract jobs citing i5/OS 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
England median daily rate - - £505
UK median daily rate - - £505
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £62.50
UK median hourly rate - - £62.50

i5/OS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18950 21619 22559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.75% 21.92% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12072 13796 13444
England median daily rate £425 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +4.00%
10th Percentile £180 £206 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1177 1796
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

i5/OS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing i5/OS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for i5/OS in England

i5/OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing i5/OS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for i5/OS in England

i5/OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing i5/OS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for i5/OS in England