Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 October 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 240 260
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.013% 0.071%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.066% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Midlands median daily rate - £325 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.34% +16.47%
England median daily rate £400 £438 £475
% change year-on-year -8.57% -7.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -21.43% -6.67%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,696 1,517 1,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.31% 19.29% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 905 933
Midlands median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £133 £161 £180
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 161 154
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £13.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +4.77% +6.46%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.27 £10.00
90th Percentile £22.10 £37.50 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for zOS in the Midlands

zOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for zOS in the Midlands

zOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for zOS in the Midlands