The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - 39 35
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.30% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.22% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £494 £415
% change year-on-year
- +18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
zOS
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 82 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 7.86% 24.70% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 21
Average daily rate £300 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £138 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 14
Average hourly rate £15.85 £13.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.92% -42.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £26.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing zOS across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing zOS across the Warwickshire region.

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing zOS across the Warwickshire region.

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

zOS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 14 (100.00%) DB2
2 13 (92.86%) CICS
2 13 (92.86%) CA
2 13 (92.86%) JCL
2 13 (92.86%) CA Endevor
3 11 (78.57%) Mainframe
4 10 (71.43%) RACF
4 10 (71.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Automotive
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) COBOL
6 1 (7.14%) SQL

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (92.86%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) CICS Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Expert
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JCL
2 1 (7.14%) COBOL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) IBM