Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -36 - -
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.059% 1.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 4.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Glasgow median daily rate - £429 -
Scotland median daily rate £475 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -0.58%
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 377 337 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.39% 26.16% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 142 163
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £138 £186 £173
90th Percentile £525 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £383 £384 £330
% change year-on-year -0.33% +16.29% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.75 £13.33 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.21% -0.41% -74.51%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £123.65 £22.78 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -6.85% -3.31%

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

zOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) CLIST
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase