Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for zOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited zOS over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM z/OS
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 - 103
Rank change year-on-year - +103 +27
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.058% - 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% - 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £330 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +32.00% -28.57% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

zOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 438 513 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.42% 21.60% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 162 173
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -7.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £184 £140 £200
90th Percentile £494 £500 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 27
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.88 £11.80
90th Percentile £23.05 £60.00 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £17.06
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.16% -9.01%

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing zOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for zOS in Buckinghamshire

zOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing zOS in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for zOS in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban

zOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle