The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OS/400 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OS/400 over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
UK / England
Rank 564 612 601
Rank change year-on-year +48 -11  
Contract jobs citing OS/400 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.024% 0.029% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £368 £263 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -25.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £233 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £293 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £263 £430
% change year-on-year +37.14% -38.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OS/400 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 8498 10495 10812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.50% 21.39% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5450 6554 6176
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 642 905
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

OS/400
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OS/400 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for OS/400 in England

OS/400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OS/400 in England

OS/400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OS/400 in England

OS/400
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/400 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London +33 1 £375 -
North West - 1 £360 -
OS/400
UK

OS/400
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 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/400.

1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) IFS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

OS/400
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) RPG
1 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) IFS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP