The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.098% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.30 -
% change year-on-year
+11.82% -
zOS
North 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 Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
256 227 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.20% 23.09% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 136 106
Median daily rate £425 £418 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +54.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

zOS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Chester - 1 £550 -
zOS
North West

zOS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Modelling

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001