The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
England / London
Rank 399 384 395
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing zOS 4 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.75% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 10
Median daily rate £325 £465 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.10% -7.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £500 £469
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
3984 4268 4818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.84% 20.33% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2808 2883 3321
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 144 159
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in London

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in London

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in London

zOS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 1 £325 -27.77%
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for zOS.

1 15 (68.18%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 11 (50.00%) IBM
4 10 (45.45%) Mainframe
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) DB2
7 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
8 6 (27.27%) CICS
8 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 5 (22.73%) JCL
9 5 (22.73%) COBOL
9 5 (22.73%) Blockchain
10 4 (18.18%) OMEGAMON
10 4 (18.18%) Unix
10 4 (18.18%) IBM Sterling
11 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
11 3 (13.64%) Migration
11 3 (13.64%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) Middleware
11 3 (13.64%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (9.09%) CA Service Virtualization
12 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (9.09%) DevOps
12 2 (9.09%) SaltStack
12 2 (9.09%) iPad
12 2 (9.09%) REST
12 2 (9.09%) Splunk

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) CICS
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Bluemix
1 2 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
General
1 15 (68.18%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) z/OS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) ISPF
2 2 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Mainframe
2 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
3 5 (22.73%) Blockchain
4 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
4 3 (13.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (9.09%) iPad
5 2 (9.09%) iSeries
5 2 (9.09%) Replication
5 2 (9.09%) Tandem
6 1 (4.55%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) B2B
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) COBOL
1 5 (22.73%) JCL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) PL/1
3 1 (4.55%) REXX
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (9.09%) CA Endevor
2 2 (9.09%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (9.09%) Axway
3 2 (9.09%) BMC
3 2 (9.09%) CA
3 2 (9.09%) SaltStack
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
3 2 (9.09%) Syncsort
4 1 (4.55%) Compuware
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Pega
4 1 (4.55%) Perforce
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago