The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£548 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £541 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+31.21% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 108 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.51% 21.18% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 86
Average daily rate £375 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 5 23
Average hourly rate £22.69 £16.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.63% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £24.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

zOS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree