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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS 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 z/OS
Rank 105 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing zOS 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 1.79% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -18.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £31.30 -
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -
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
457 446 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.58% 22.30% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 253 191
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 27
Median hourly rate £12.25 £16.72 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.73% +45.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £35.50 £16.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the West Yorkshire region 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
Halifax +9 8 £450 -
Leeds -6 1 £525 -
zOS
Yorkshire

zOS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 9 (90.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Solaris
7 1 (10.00%) Intel
7 1 (10.00%) CICS
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (10.00%) Middleware
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) DB2
7 1 (10.00%) Advertising
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) SUSE
7 1 (10.00%) Replication
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (10.00%) CICS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Intel
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) VMware