The first table below looks at the demand for GCOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCOS over the 3 months to 1 August 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 of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Electric Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS)
Rank - 120 -
Contract jobs citing GCOS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.042% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £410 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £410 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
805 607 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.31% 25.53% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 227 353
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £159 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 119 141
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.47 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -14.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £38.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
GCOS
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GCOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

GCOS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GCOS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GCOS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England