Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 132 102
Rank change year-on-year +17 -30 +35
Contract jobs citing zOS 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.090% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 0.38% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £330 £375 -
% change year-on-year -12.00% - -
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 420 520 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.65% 23.32% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 170 170
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.10% +3.20%
10th Percentile £194 £144 £191
90th Percentile £490 £539 £519
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.60
90th Percentile £22.25 £77.50 £41.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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

zOS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 5 - -
zOS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) Confluence
1 6 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) GitLab
1 6 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 6 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) PMO
2 5 (83.33%) MS Visio

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 6 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (100.00%) Confluence
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) GitLab
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Junior
2 4 (66.67%) Junior Project Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Junior PMO
5 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
5 1 (16.67%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 6 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 6 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Google