The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Surrey 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 102
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
449 322 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.07% 25.10% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 139 183
Average daily rate £333 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £128 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 58
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
zOS
South East

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