The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.51% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £442 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.75% 32.78% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 18
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 19
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

zOS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester 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 Chester 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