The first table below looks at the demand for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Preston region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Operating Systems Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 18.92% 28.81% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 26
Average daily rate £325 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -23.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -28.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
zOS
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zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Preston