The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - 97 92
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.064% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.31% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £480
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -
zOS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
289 327 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.50% 20.95% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 156 149
Median daily rate £325 £330 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 66
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.74 £19.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands