Period
to 21 November 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 129
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.75% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.39% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - - £175
South East median daily rate £250 £350 £425
% change year-on-year -28.57% -17.65% -3.41%
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 513 383 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.61% 21.97% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 173 209
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.33% +16.73%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £245
90th Percentile £500 £513 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 49
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.80 £9.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.50 £31.75
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.16% -9.01% +20.10%

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