The table below looks at the statistics for OS/390 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 OS/390 over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank - 553 561
Contract jobs citing OS/390 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.063% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
12005 11039 10892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.59% 22.95% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7139 6328 5804
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 984 1053
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/390 Jobs Demand Trend in England

OS/390
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/390 across the England region.

OS/390 Daily Rate Trend in England

OS/390
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 across the England region.

OS/390 Hourly Rate Trend in England

OS/390
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 OS/390 within the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
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OS/390
Top 20 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OS/390 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 OS/390.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Syncsort
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SNA
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) MVS
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) RACF
2 1 (50.00%) JCL

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OS/390 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 OS/390. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SNA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) Syncsort