The table below looks at the statistics for GCOS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCOS over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Electric Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS)
Rank - 609 -
Contract jobs citing GCOS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12501 12492 11776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.39% 22.36% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7427 7128 6596
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1093 1002
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

GCOS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCOS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

GCOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCOS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCOS within the UK.

GCOS Daily Rate Trend in the UK