The table below looks at the statistics for OS/390 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 OS/390 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank 402 406 376
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing OS/390 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.021% 0.042% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 - -
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
4813 4752 4288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.96% 20.66% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3254 3157 2751
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £192 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 230 230
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/390 Jobs Demand Trend in London

OS/390
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/390 across the London region.

OS/390 Daily Rate Trend in London

OS/390
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 across the London region.

OS/390 Hourly Rate Trend in London

OS/390
Top 4 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OS/390 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 OS/390.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OS/390 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 OS/390. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Programmer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux