The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.15% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £415 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
zOS
South West

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
169 131 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 25.61% 19.12% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 62 84
Median daily rate £388 £344 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 27 22
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

zOS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) COBOL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 6 (66.67%) CICS
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) JCL
3 3 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) VisualAge

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (66.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VisualAge
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) COBOL Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) DB2 Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe Operator
4 1 (11.11%) z/OS Operator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) COBOL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM