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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank 416 - 429
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OS/390 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% - 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OS/390
England

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
5096 5494 5815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.52% 22.67% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3480 3609 3822
Average daily rate £413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 241 259
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/390 within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 - -
OS/390
England

OS/390
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (90.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) COBOL
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) FTP
5 3 (30.00%) CA
5 3 (30.00%) JCL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) AS400
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (30.00%) CA Endevor
5 3 (30.00%) VSAM
6 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Telnet
6 2 (20.00%) X.25

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) SNA
2 2 (20.00%) Telnet
2 2 (20.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) AS400
2 3 (30.00%) VSAM
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) COBOL
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) REXX
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) CA
2 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle