The table below looks at the statistics for OS/390 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/390 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank 191 - 226
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OS/390 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% - 0.027%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1183 1326 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.48% 22.54% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 972 1073
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 79
Average hourly rate £16.73 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £125.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/390 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OS/390
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/390 across the City of London region.

OS/390 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OS/390
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 across the City of London region.

OS/390 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OS/390
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OS/390 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OS/390.

1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) REXX
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) IBM

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OS/390 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OS/390. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) REXX
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) IBM