The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank 555 519 559
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +40
Contract jobs citing OS/390 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.007% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.018% 0.033% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate - - £473
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11179 9136 11279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.77% 21.16% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6332 4943 5879
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1011 944 1111
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
OS/390
UK

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -33 2 - - 2
OS/390
UK

OS/390
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) SNA
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) REXX
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) MVS
2 3 (60.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) TELNET
2 3 (60.00%) X.25
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (40.00%) Control-M
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) SQL

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) SNA
1 3 (60.00%) TELNET
1 3 (60.00%) X.25
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) MVS
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) REXX
1 3 (60.00%) JCL
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (40.00%) Control-M
1 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle