The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - -
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 £435 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.30 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
334 430 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.58% 29.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 225 138
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 50
Average hourly rate £15.63 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey