The table below looks at the statistics for GCOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCOS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Electric Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS)
Rank - - 522
Contract jobs citing GCOS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £380
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10969 10762 9218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.30% 22.43% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6423 6209 5025
Average daily rate £365 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 981 950
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

GCOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GCOS Jobs Demand Trend in England

GCOS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GCOS Daily Rate Trend in England