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 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank 620 605 590
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs citing OS/390 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.072% 0.080% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £278 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £378
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
OS/390
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
11180 11204 11155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 21.72% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7196 6746 6425
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 871 958
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OS/390 across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

OS/390 Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
North East - 7 £274 -
North West +1 1 £400 -
OS/390
UK

OS/390
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) ITIL
2 17 (94.44%) Unix
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) AIX
2 17 (94.44%) Solaris
2 17 (94.44%) Tuxedo
2 17 (94.44%) MQSeries
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle
2 17 (94.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (94.44%) Middleware
2 17 (94.44%) WebSphere
2 17 (94.44%) IBM Integration Bus
3 16 (88.89%) Oracle Application Server
4 15 (83.33%) Problem Management
4 15 (83.33%) Release Management
4 15 (83.33%) Configuration Management
4 15 (83.33%) Service Delivery
4 15 (83.33%) Change Management
4 15 (83.33%) Perl
4 15 (83.33%) J2EE
4 15 (83.33%) C
4 15 (83.33%) C++
4 15 (83.33%) Sun
4 15 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (77.78%) Security Management
5 14 (77.78%) OpenText MBPM

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 17 (94.44%) MQSeries
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 17 (94.44%) Tuxedo
1 17 (94.44%) WebSphere
1 17 (94.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 16 (88.89%) Oracle Application Server
3 14 (77.78%) AquaLogic
3 14 (77.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 14 (77.78%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SSL
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) AIX Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) IBM Integration Bus
1 17 (94.44%) Middleware
2 15 (83.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) AIX
1 17 (94.44%) Solaris
1 17 (94.44%) Unix
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) MVS
3 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) ITIL
2 15 (83.33%) Change Management
2 15 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 15 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 15 (83.33%) Release Management
2 15 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 14 (77.78%) Security Management
4 13 (72.22%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) C
2 15 (83.33%) C++
2 15 (83.33%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle
3 15 (83.33%) Sun
4 14 (77.78%) Axway
5 13 (72.22%) Fujitsu