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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
England / London
Rank 390 391 390
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing zOS 6 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 11
Median daily rate £538 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £415 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.16% -0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3905 4285 4816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.18% 19.98% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2761 2940 3332
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 142 141
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing zOS across the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

zOS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Banking
3 9 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) DB2
5 6 (28.57%) Unix
5 6 (28.57%) JCL
6 5 (23.81%) IBM Sterling
6 5 (23.81%) ISPF
6 5 (23.81%) CICS
6 5 (23.81%) iSeries
6 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
6 5 (23.81%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (19.05%) Axway
7 4 (19.05%) OMEGAMON
7 4 (19.05%) FTP
7 4 (19.05%) B2B
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) Tandem
7 4 (19.05%) Middleware
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
8 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
8 3 (14.29%) COBOL
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 3 (14.29%) CA

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 5 (23.81%) CICS
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) iPlanet
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Bluemix
1 2 (9.52%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) FTP
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.76%) IDMS
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ERwin
General
1 11 (52.38%) Banking
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
1 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Server Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modeller
4 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Developer
4 1 (4.76%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) ISPF
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 5 (23.81%) iSeries
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (19.05%) Tandem
4 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (9.52%) DataPower
5 2 (9.52%) iPad
5 2 (9.52%) Replication
6 1 (4.76%) Clustering
6 1 (4.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) B2B
1 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JCL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) PL/1
4 1 (4.76%) REXX
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) ACF2
3 1 (4.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (9.52%) CA Endevor
2 2 (9.52%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) IBM Sterling
3 4 (19.05%) Axway
4 3 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (9.52%) BMC
5 2 (9.52%) SaltStack
5 2 (9.52%) Splunk
5 2 (9.52%) Syncsort
6 1 (4.76%) Compuware
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Pega
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