The first table below looks at the demand for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 23 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 Hampshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 116 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.048% 0.057% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.22% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £350 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
640 453 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.87% 25.81% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 269 185
Average daily rate £321 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 62 85
Average hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.69% -37.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
zOS
South East

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

zOS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM