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 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 72 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing zOS 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 0.99% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
220 302 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.53% 22.44% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 108 107
Median daily rate £384 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 26
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £39.00 £17.50
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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 4 - -
zOS
South East

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Laravel
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) JCL
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript

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 5 (55.56%) IIS
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) CICS
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LDAP
1 4 (44.44%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) ATM
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Operator
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) DB2 Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Operator
4 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) z/OS Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) Laravel
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) ISPF
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) MVS
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) JCL
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (11.11%) CLIST
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Control-M
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle