The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -5.36%
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 Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 55 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 30.47% 17.57% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 28
Average daily rate £275 £275 £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £144 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £45.00
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 Leicestershire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire