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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.33% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £442 £417 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.30 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.82% +4.33%
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
228 227 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.81% 22.65% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 129 113
Median daily rate £425 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £220 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing zOS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

zOS Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 June 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 -
Knutsford - 1 £363 -
zOS
North West

zOS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware

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 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) BPMN
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle