The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 70 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 2 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 1.25% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.98% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £485 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £500 £469
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -

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

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 216 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.03% 22.52% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 75 124
Median daily rate £360 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 25
Median hourly rate £10.40 £16.21 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.84% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

zOS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 2 - -
zOS
South East

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (90.91%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Banking
4 7 (63.64%) DB2
5 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) Unix
5 6 (54.55%) Solaris
5 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
5 6 (54.55%) ATM
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) Logistics
5 6 (54.55%) SCCM
5 6 (54.55%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (45.45%) Release Management
7 4 (36.36%) ILOG
7 4 (36.36%) Middleware
7 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
7 4 (36.36%) Staffware
7 4 (36.36%) LDAP
7 4 (36.36%) Java
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) Spanish Language
8 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 10 (90.91%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) ATM
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) DB2
General
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
2 4 (36.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Operator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) z/OS Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Solaris
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Logistics
1 6 (54.55%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (45.45%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) ILOG
3 1 (9.09%) CA