The table below looks at the statistics for GCOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCOS over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Electric Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS)
Rank - - 387
Contract jobs citing GCOS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5165 5323 4811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.70% 22.37% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3631 3551 3089
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 219 296
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.66 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% -5.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.23 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

GCOS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GCOS Jobs Demand Trend in London

GCOS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GCOS Daily Rate Trend in London