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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/390 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
UK / England
Rank 570 615 591
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -24
Contract jobs citing OS/390 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.023% 0.010% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £370 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8513 9957 10813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.35% 21.23% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5488 6115 6320
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 684 861
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OS/390 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/390 within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 2 - -
OS/390
UK

OS/390
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OS/390.

1 11 (84.62%) Unix
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 9 (69.23%) AIX
2 9 (69.23%) Solaris
2 9 (69.23%) MQSeries
2 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
2 9 (69.23%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Tuxedo
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (46.15%) SSL
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
4 6 (46.15%) Release Management
4 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
4 6 (46.15%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Security Management
5 4 (30.77%) OpenText MBPM
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (30.77%) AquaLogic
5 4 (30.77%) Axway
5 4 (30.77%) QMS

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) MQSeries
1 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
1 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (53.85%) Tuxedo
3 4 (30.77%) AquaLogic
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) APPN
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) SNA
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Support Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Change Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) z/OS Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) IBM Integration Bus
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Unix
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) AIX
2 9 (69.23%) Solaris
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) MVS
3 2 (15.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Change Management
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 6 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) QMS
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JCL
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ACF2
1 2 (15.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (15.38%) RACF
1 2 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Axway
4 4 (30.77%) Sun
5 2 (15.38%) CA
5 2 (15.38%) Fujitsu