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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 85
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+23.49% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -
zOS
South East

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
363 371 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.52% 28.30% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 228 127
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 59
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.04 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% -25.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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

zOS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - - - - 1
zOS
South East