Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 395
Contract jobs citing i5/OS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median daily rate - - £650
England median daily rate - - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3818 3876 4797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.87% 23.16% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2128 2256 2632
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £150 £186 £206
90th Percentile £550 £538 £494
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 269 468
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -7.42% +18.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.89 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

i5/OS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for i5/OS in the South East

i5/OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for i5/OS in the South East