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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Electric Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS)
Rank 571 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GCOS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.009% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
11520 11088 11320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 23.00% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6753 6366 5912
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 977 1128
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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

GCOS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCOS within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 1 £425 -
GCOS
UK

GCOS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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