The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
England / Yorkshire
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing zOS 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £500 £469
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
429 640 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.86% 22.46% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 387 340
Median daily rate £375 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 62
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire - 7 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 16 (80.00%) DB2
1 16 (80.00%) CICS
2 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 11 (55.00%) Mainframe
3 10 (50.00%) CA Endevor
3 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 10 (50.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (45.00%) CA Service Virtualization
4 9 (45.00%) Syncsort
4 9 (45.00%) OMEGAMON
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) Splunk
4 9 (45.00%) CA
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) AIX
5 8 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (40.00%) Middleware
5 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 8 (40.00%) iPad
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Feasibility Study
6 6 (30.00%) Intel
6 6 (30.00%) Solaris
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) SUSE

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 16 (80.00%) CICS
2 6 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JBehave
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Deployment Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) z/OS Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
1 8 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (40.00%) iPad
3 6 (30.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) AIX
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Solaris
3 6 (30.00%) SUSE
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps
1 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 10 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 9 (45.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 9 (45.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 9 (45.00%) CA
2 9 (45.00%) Splunk
2 9 (45.00%) Syncsort
3 6 (30.00%) Intel
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) VMware