The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS 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 z/OS
UK / England
Rank 548 542 530
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing zOS 24 74 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.74% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 36
Median daily rate £440 £465 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
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%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in England

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in England

zOS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing zOS across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

zOS Daily Rate Histogram in England

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in England

zOS
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 zOS 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 +23 6 £440 -2.11%
South East -5 4 £480 -7.69%
London -18 4 £538 +13.15% 2
North East -19 4 £325 +27.45%
North West +15 3 £465 -7.00%
East Midlands - 2 £483 - 1
South West +6 1 £350 +40.00% 1
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 56 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 43 (47.25%) Windows
2 43 (47.25%) IBM
3 37 (40.66%) CA
4 36 (39.56%) DB2
5 33 (36.26%) Unix
6 31 (34.07%) Linux
6 31 (34.07%) Finance
7 25 (27.47%) Banking
8 22 (24.18%) Middleware
8 22 (24.18%) AIX
8 22 (24.18%) Java
9 19 (20.88%) Oracle
9 19 (20.88%) Solaris
9 19 (20.88%) CICS
9 19 (20.88%) DevOps
10 17 (18.68%) SQL
11 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
12 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 14 (15.38%) FTP
12 14 (15.38%) OMEGAMON
12 14 (15.38%) Problem Management
12 14 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
13 13 (14.29%) WebSphere
13 13 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
13 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.29%) ITIL
14 12 (13.19%) Tivoli
14 12 (13.19%) JCL
14 12 (13.19%) Virtual Environments

zOS
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 19 (20.88%) CICS
2 13 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.89%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.59%) IIS
6 5 (5.49%) JBoss
6 5 (5.49%) Tuxedo
6 5 (5.49%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.49%) WildFly
7 4 (4.40%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.10%) Apache
10 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (4.40%) Staffware
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) IaaS
1 6 (6.59%) PaaS
1 6 (6.59%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Bluemix
2 2 (2.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
2 14 (15.38%) FTP
3 7 (7.69%) SAN
4 6 (6.59%) LDAP
5 5 (5.49%) ATM
6 3 (3.30%) LAN
6 3 (3.30%) WAN
6 3 (3.30%) X.25
7 2 (2.20%) APPN
7 2 (2.20%) Network Security
7 2 (2.20%) SNA
7 2 (2.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.56%) DB2
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (5.49%) Blockchain
5 4 (4.40%) Ingres
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.10%) Adabas
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.20%) JBehave
2 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.10%) ERwin
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 25 (27.47%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.40%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) DBA
2 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (7.69%) Product Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Products Support Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) z/OS Specialist
5 6 (6.59%) Administrator
5 6 (6.59%) Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Programmer
6 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Systems Programmer
7 4 (4.40%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Deployment Specialist
7 4 (4.40%) Mainframe Programmer
7 4 (4.40%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) Middleware
2 10 (10.99%) ISPF
3 6 (6.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.20%) REST
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.10%) SOAP
5 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 14 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (12.09%) iSeries
4 10 (10.99%) iPad
5 9 (9.89%) Tandem
6 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.49%) Replication
8 3 (3.30%) LPAR
9 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.10%) AS400
10 1 (1.10%) Clustering
10 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.10%) DataPower
10 1 (1.10%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.25%) Windows
2 33 (36.26%) Unix
3 31 (34.07%) Linux
4 22 (24.18%) AIX
5 19 (20.88%) Solaris
6 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
7 8 (8.79%) MVS
7 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.49%) HPUX
8 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.30%) SUSE
10 2 (2.20%) OS/390
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) DevOps
2 14 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 13 (14.29%) ITIL
4 12 (13.19%) Unit Testing
4 12 (13.19%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.99%) Change Management
6 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
6 10 (10.99%) Functional Testing
6 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (9.89%) B2B
7 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.59%) Open Source
10 5 (5.49%) Change Control
10 5 (5.49%) Logistics
10 5 (5.49%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) Java
2 17 (18.68%) SQL
3 12 (13.19%) JCL
4 11 (12.09%) Perl
4 11 (12.09%) VB
5 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.59%) REXX
7 5 (5.49%) COBOL
8 1 (1.10%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.10%) C
8 1 (1.10%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
2 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (4.40%) RACF
4 3 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.20%) ACF2
5 2 (2.20%) Docker
5 2 (2.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) OMEGAMON
2 12 (13.19%) CA Endevor
2 12 (13.19%) Tivoli
3 11 (12.09%) CA Service Virtualization
4 10 (10.99%) Control-M
5 5 (5.49%) SCCM
5 5 (5.49%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.10%) zSecure
Vendors
1 43 (47.25%) IBM
2 37 (40.66%) CA
3 19 (20.88%) Oracle
4 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (12.09%) Splunk
5 11 (12.09%) Syncsort
6 10 (10.99%) IBM Sterling
7 9 (9.89%) Axway
8 5 (5.49%) TIBCO
9 4 (4.40%) ILOG
9 4 (4.40%) VMware
10 3 (3.30%) BMC
10 3 (3.30%) Intel
11 2 (2.20%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.10%) Citrix
12 1 (1.10%) Compuware
12 1 (1.10%) HP
12 1 (1.10%) Pega
12 1 (1.10%) SAP
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