The first table below looks at the demand for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 90 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.069% - 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% - 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
339 307 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.40% 21.19% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 149 93
Average daily rate £325 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 46 69
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
zOS
England

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing zOS across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

zOS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft