Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 - 137
Rank change year-on-year - +137 +2
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.031% - 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
East Midlands median daily rate £325 - £450
10th Percentile £313 - £415
90th Percentile £338 - £475
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -31.25% +7.38% +24.17%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 690 536 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.45% 16.24% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 305 273
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £188 £132 £163
90th Percentile £500 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 69 105
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.46 £21.52 £19.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing zOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for zOS in the East Midlands

zOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for zOS in the East Midlands

zOS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Leicestershire - 1 £325 -
zOS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ECMAScript
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Vaadin
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) WildFly
1 1 (100.00%) React

zOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) jspm
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Angular Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Aurelia
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Meteor
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Polymer
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic UI
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Vaadin
1 1 (100.00%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) ECMAScript
1 1 (100.00%) ES6
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript