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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 63 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 1.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £520 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £437 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
246 224 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.57% 22.42% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 111
Median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £13.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 9 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Logistics
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (55.56%) ATM
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) DB2
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) LDAP
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) ILOG
4 4 (44.44%) Middleware
4 4 (44.44%) Spanish Language
4 4 (44.44%) Release Management
4 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
4 4 (44.44%) Staffware
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management

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 9 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) ATM
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
2 4 (44.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Deployment Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Solaris
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Logistics
1 5 (55.56%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) ILOG