The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 52 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.22% 0.28% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.19% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £521 £440
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
zOS
Nottinghamshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
84 96 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.38% 27.35% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 17
Average daily rate £275 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £12.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £18.15 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing zOS across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

zOS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing zOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing zOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
1 1 (100.00%) DB2 Developer
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL