The first table below looks at the demand for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.14% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 91 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.43% 18.46% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 37 63
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.21 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

zOS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Bristol, Avon
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