The table below looks at the statistics for OS/390 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/390 over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank - 564 562
Contract jobs citing OS/390 0 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.12% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
12858 11755 11045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 23.04% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7639 6584 5834
Average daily rate £351 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1120 1068 1145
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OS/390 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OS/390
Daily Rate Trend

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

OS/390 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OS/390
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 within the UK.

OS/390 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OS/390
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/390 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
England - - - -

OS/390
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SNA
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (100.00%) Syncsort
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SNA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Syncsort