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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 51 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 0.96% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 3.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £523 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £480
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -
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
128 238 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.23% 25.51% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 106
Median daily rate £385 £390 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +59.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.82 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) ILOG
4 4 (44.44%) Middleware
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) DB2
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) LDAP
4 4 (44.44%) Spanish Language
4 4 (44.44%) Staffware
5 3 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) ATM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) Logistics
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) JCL
6 2 (22.22%) Tivoli

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 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) ATM
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Spanish Language
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Operator
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Operator
5 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) z/OS Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Logistics
2 3 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JCL
3 1 (11.11%) REXX
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) ILOG
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) IBM