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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 59 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing zOS 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.64% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% 0.90% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £463
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
151 222 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.16% 22.00% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 85 66
Median daily rate £425 £368 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +29.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.18 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £20.00 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 September 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 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
4 3 (42.86%) JCL
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Logistics
5 2 (28.57%) ISPF
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Laravel
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps

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 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) ATM
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Operator
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (14.29%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) z/OS Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) ISPF
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) Laravel
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics
1 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Release Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) REXX
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) CA