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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 106 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing zOS 18 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.80% 0.24% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.34% 1.19% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
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£443 £550 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +223.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £470 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £630 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £463 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
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
539 337 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.93% 20.01% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 207 192
Average daily rate £375 £301 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.58% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 35
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.45 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Halifax +18 16 £455 - 1
Leeds -32 1 £430 -
zOS
Yorkshire

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 14 (48.28%) Windows
1 14 (48.28%) AIX
2 13 (44.83%) WebSphere
3 11 (37.93%) Mainframe
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (31.03%) JCL
5 9 (31.03%) ITIL
5 9 (31.03%) CICS
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) SSL
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 7 (24.14%) Tivoli
7 7 (24.14%) RACF
7 7 (24.14%) OMEGAMON
7 7 (24.14%) VSAM
7 7 (24.14%) Migration
7 7 (24.14%) ISPF
7 7 (24.14%) Time Sharing Option
8 6 (20.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (20.69%) Python
9 5 (17.24%) UNIX
10 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (13.79%) F5
10 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
10 4 (13.79%) SUSE
10 4 (13.79%) Replication
10 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.79%) DNS

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 13 (44.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (31.03%) CICS
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SSL
2 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Mainframe Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Mainframe DBA
6 1 (3.45%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (3.45%) DB2 Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) ISPF
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
4 2 (6.90%) Java EE
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) WSDL
5 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.45%) JAXB
5 1 (3.45%) Grails
5 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Mainframe
2 7 (24.14%) VSAM
3 4 (13.79%) Replication
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) AS400
6 1 (3.45%) Tandem
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
1 14 (48.28%) AIX
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) SUSE
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) OS/390
5 1 (3.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
1 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) SDLC
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Kanban
5 1 (3.45%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) JCL
2 6 (20.69%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) COBOL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) RACF
1 7 (24.14%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Tivoli
1 7 (24.14%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (3.45%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
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