The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OS/2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 28 June 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 OS/2 (OS2)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 - 621
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OS/2 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% - 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.022% - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £375
% change year-on-year -8.10% +23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OS/2 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8889 11314 11220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.56% 22.88% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11933 16372 15346
Median daily rate £413 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £566 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1219 1404 2348
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

OS/2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OS/2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OS/2 in England

OS/2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OS/2 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OS/2 in England

OS/2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/2 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OS/2 in England

OS/2
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/2 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 2 £425 -
North of England - 2 £425 -
OS/2
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OS/2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OS/2.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Logistics

OS/2
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Migration Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared