The table below looks at the statistics for OS/390 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OS/390 over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank 633 633 619
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing OS/390 14 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.024% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £320 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £430 -
% change year-on-year
-25.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.30 -

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
12509 12385 12115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.50% 22.18% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7816 7068 6814
Median daily rate £388 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 1014 1046
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OS/390 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/390 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 10 £292 -32.20%
North East - 6 £283 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £283 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £283 -
Erskine - 4 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
Scotland - 4 £330 -
East Midlands - 3 £370 -
Derbyshire - 3 £370 -
Chesterfield - 3 £370 -
Lancashire +3 1 £375 -
North West -3 1 £375 -
Preston - 1 £375 -

OS/390
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OS/390.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) AIX
1 15 (100.00%) Solaris
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 15 (100.00%) IBM
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Middleware
1 15 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 15 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 14 (93.33%) Tuxedo
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 13 (86.67%) J2EE
3 13 (86.67%) C
3 13 (86.67%) C++
4 12 (80.00%) WebLogic
4 12 (80.00%) Sun
4 12 (80.00%) OpenText MBPM
4 12 (80.00%) AquaLogic
4 12 (80.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (80.00%) Change Management
4 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (80.00%) Axway
4 12 (80.00%) Problem Management

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 14 (93.33%) Tuxedo
3 12 (80.00%) AquaLogic
3 12 (80.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (20.00%) Apache
4 3 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 12 (80.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Build Forge
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) AIX Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 15 (100.00%) Middleware
2 13 (86.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) AIX
1 15 (100.00%) Solaris
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) Change Management
2 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 12 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 12 (80.00%) Release Management
2 12 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (66.67%) QMS
4 9 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (53.33%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) C
2 13 (86.67%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) IBM
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle
3 12 (80.00%) Axway
3 12 (80.00%) Sun
4 11 (73.33%) Fujitsu
5 1 (6.67%) HP