The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Lancashire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
109 93 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.12% 33.94% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 41
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
zOS
North West

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