The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -6.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -
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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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 59 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.33% 24.18% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 5
Average daily rate £200 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside