The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - 112 123
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.32% 0.082%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.61% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £413 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £461
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
433 498 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.59% 19.89% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 257 258
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +46.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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