The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £488 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.97% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
188 189 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.07% 25.89% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 22
Average daily rate £325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

zOS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) ILOG
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Staffware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ILOG