The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £463
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
zOS
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
182 161 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.18% 18.07% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 98 107
Median daily rate £330 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 19
Median hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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