The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 39 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing zOS 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.49% 2.43% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 17.65% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £519 - £480
90% offered a daily rate of more than £494 - £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 - £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £445 £461
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
51 51 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.50% 13.78% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 38
Median daily rate £335 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Median hourly rate £11.75 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.78% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £33.88 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Warwick -8 2 £519 -
zOS
West Midlands

zOS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 6 (100.00%) CICS
2 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (66.67%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) RACF
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) JCL
5 1 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) SNA
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
5 1 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 6 (100.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SNA
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Mainframe Architect
3 2 (33.33%) z/OS Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) RACF
2 1 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) IBM