The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 118 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.03% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
zOS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
484 524 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.88% 20.86% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 236 253
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 26 40
Average hourly rate £20.31 £17.29 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing zOS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing zOS across the Berkshire region.

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing zOS across the Berkshire region.

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

zOS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 1 £525 -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
zOS
South East

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) AIX
2 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
3 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
3 8 (72.73%) UNIX
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) AS400
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) Maximo
5 6 (54.55%) iSeries
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Citrix
5 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (54.55%) DB2
5 6 (54.55%) SAP
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) iPlanet
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (18.18%) Java

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) iPlanet
3 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 7 (63.64%) AS400
3 6 (54.55%) iSeries
4 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) AIX
3 8 (72.73%) UNIX
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) VB6
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
2 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
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