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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 58 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.17% 2.40% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% 9.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £523 -
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 Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
164 175 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.66% 24.68% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 60 91
Median daily rate £355 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Median hourly rate £10.40 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.56% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £30.00
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 Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for zOS.

1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) ILOG
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) Spanish Language
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) LDAP
4 4 (50.00%) Staffware
5 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) ATM
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Logistics
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Release Management
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) ATM
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Operator
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Operator
4 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) z/OS Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ILOG
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) CA