The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 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 the Midlands - - -
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 £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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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 Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.18% 12.44% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 2
Average daily rate £300 £375 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands