The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - 145 138
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.38% 0.031%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.01% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £478
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.75%
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
694 795 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.80% 18.97% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 420 360
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 90 95
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing zOS across the North West region.

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 North West region with a requirement for zOS.

1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) CA
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) JCL
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe DBA
3 2 (28.57%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) DB2 Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ISPF
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JCL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Axway
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
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