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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.57% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £442 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.30 -
% change year-on-year
+11.82% -
zOS
Buckinghamshire

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
134 176 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.25% 21.62% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 74
Median daily rate £450 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.14 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.45% +5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £26.13 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 25 May 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) IBM
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Banking
3 11 (61.11%) WebSphere
3 11 (61.11%) Web Development
3 11 (61.11%) Workflow
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
3 11 (61.11%) HTML5
3 11 (61.11%) Laravel
3 11 (61.11%) AngularJS
3 11 (61.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (61.11%) Technical Analysis
3 11 (61.11%) DevOps
3 11 (61.11%) Security Operations
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) LDAP
3 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
3 11 (61.11%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) Apache
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) PHP
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) VB
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) IIS

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 11 (61.11%) Apache
1 11 (61.11%) IIS
1 11 (61.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) CICS
2 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
1 11 (61.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) LDAP
1 11 (61.11%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Easytrieve
General
1 12 (66.67%) Banking
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Systems Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.56%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) AngularJS
1 11 (61.11%) CSS
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) HTML5
1 11 (61.11%) jQuery
1 11 (61.11%) Laravel
1 11 (61.11%) SOAP
1 11 (61.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 11 (61.11%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) ISPF
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
1 11 (61.11%) Security Operations
1 11 (61.11%) Technical Analysis
1 11 (61.11%) Web Development
1 11 (61.11%) Workflow
2 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
1 11 (61.11%) PHP
1 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
1 11 (61.11%) VB
2 5 (27.78%) Assembly Language
2 5 (27.78%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) CLIST
2 5 (27.78%) COBOL
2 5 (27.78%) JCL
2 5 (27.78%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) RACF
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) CA
3 3 (16.67%) HP