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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - 124 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.18% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £474 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £31.30 -
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -
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
523 580 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.73% 20.75% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 293 280
Median daily rate £375 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £35.80 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing zOS 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) TickIT
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 Support
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Expert
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow