The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.80% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -
zOS
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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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.25% 13.22% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 21
Average daily rate £275 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing zOS across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

zOS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVS
3 1 (25.00%) LPAR
3 1 (25.00%) DataPower
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) Control-M
3 1 (25.00%) RACF
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) REXX

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) LPAR
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
1 1 (25.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) CA