The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 82 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.03% 31.06% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 17 49
Average daily rate £301 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £224 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 12
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £17.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire