The first table below looks at the demand for zOS 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 zOS over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 142 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.13%
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
691 557 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.92% 24.73% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 226 336
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £115 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 115 139
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
zOS
England

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

zOS
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 zOS across the East of England region.

zOS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing zOS across the East of England region.

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) Control-M
3 1 (33.33%) RACF
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) BASE24
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Tandem
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ISPF
3 1 (33.33%) International Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) FTP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle