The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 95
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £513 £415
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +23.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
zOS
Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
414 367 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.46% 20.95% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 233 183
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 19
Average hourly rate £15.13 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

zOS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (54.55%) SSL
1 6 (54.55%) CICS
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
1 6 (54.55%) RACF
1 6 (54.55%) JCL
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
1 6 (54.55%) VSAM
1 6 (54.55%) ISPF
1 6 (54.55%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (54.55%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) AS400
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Tandem
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (54.55%) CICS
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SSL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) ISPF
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
1 6 (54.55%) VSAM
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 2 (18.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) AIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JCL
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) RACF
1 6 (54.55%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
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