Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 161 173
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 -
Contract jobs citing zOS 7 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.20% 0.028% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 0.10% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Hampshire median daily rate £250 £650 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.54% +44.44% -
10th Percentile £215 £650 £425
90th Percentile £495 £650 £475
South East median daily rate £313 £350 £450
% change year-on-year -10.71% -22.22% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 993 982 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.38% 27.43% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 614 699
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.97%
10th Percentile £150 £255 £225
90th Percentile £519 £546 £495
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 107
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -15.71% +8.29%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £11.38
90th Percentile £47.85 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing zOS in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Havant - 5 £550 -
Basingstoke - 1 £225 -
zOS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) REXX
3 3 (42.86%) ISPF
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) JCL
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) MVS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) BMC
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (14.29%) MVS Support
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DB2 DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ISPF
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) MVS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Runbook
3 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) REXX
3 2 (28.57%) JCL
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (14.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle