Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for zSecure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited zSecure over the 6 months to 14 December 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 Security zSecure suite
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 838 843
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 -107
Contract jobs citing zSecure 2 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.019% 0.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 15
England median daily rate - £515 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.47% -5.00%
UK median daily rate - £515 £428
% change year-on-year - +20.47% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

zSecure is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10799 10530 8962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.37% 10.99% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7435 6796 5578
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £590 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 235 308
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.05 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%

zSecure
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing zSecure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for zSecure in England

zSecure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for zSecure in England

zSecure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing zSecure in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for zSecure in England

zSecure
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zSecure within the England region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
South West +5 2 - -
zSecure
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing zSecure 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 England region with a requirement for zSecure.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

zSecure
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) RACF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM