The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 122 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing zOS 2 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.075% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.33% 1.76% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £541 £403 £388
% change year-on-year
+34.47% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
zOS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
608 510 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.91% 22.49% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 264 226
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 61 72
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.69 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

zOS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

zOS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

zOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

zOS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

zOS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
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West Yorkshire - - - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) COBOL
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) RACF
3 1 (11.11%) JCL
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) BPMN
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (11.11%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
1 1 (11.11%) ACF2
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) HP