Period
to 16 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 16 October 2019 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 110 84
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.18% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.82% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Glasgow median daily rate - - £429
Scotland median daily rate - £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 355 368 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.72% 21.87% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 217 164
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £137 £137 £240
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £11.78 £12.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.00% -6.32% -40.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £23.43
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.77% +11.29% -56.94%

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for zOS in Glasgow

zOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for zOS in Glasgow