The first table below looks at the demand for OS/390 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/390 over the 3 months to 28 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 Scotland 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OS/390 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £168 £300
% change year-on-year
+125.37% -44.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
656 499 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.79% 20.24% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 219 167
Average daily rate £325 £363 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 13 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £32.50 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/390 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OS/390
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OS/390 across the Scotland region.

OS/390 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OS/390
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OS/390 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 OS/390.

1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OS/390 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 OS/390. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Programmer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux