The table below looks at the statistics for GCOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCOS over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Electric Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GCOS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GCOS
UK

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
10797 11483 11637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.50% 21.68% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6991 6827 6722
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 902 996
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

GCOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing GCOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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