The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for zOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 April 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 - 121
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.053% - 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £442 £445
% change year-on-year -0.45% -0.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £31.30
% change year-on-year - +10.22%  

zOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 473 611 732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 25.07% 27.08% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 375 377
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 36 51
Median hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.03% +97.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing zOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for zOS in Hampshire

zOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for zOS in Hampshire

zOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for zOS in Hampshire

zOS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 1 £475 -
zOS
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (100.00%) X.25
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) LPAR
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

zOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) X.25
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) LPAR
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM