The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Electric Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS)
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Contract jobs citing GCOS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
753 683 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.82% 28.38% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 309 267
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 130 122
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.50 £36.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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

GCOS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing GCOS 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 GCOS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Intel

GCOS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing GCOS 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 GCOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel