Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Time Sharing Option skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Time Sharing Option over the 6 months to 16 December 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 Time Sharing Option (TSO)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 86 107
Rank change year-on-year -31 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Time Sharing Option 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.081% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.54% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £430 - £613
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £430 - £613
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Time Sharing Option is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 269 184 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.25% 14.89% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 99 75
Milton Keynes median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £160 £215 £200
90th Percentile £497 £538 £531
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £13.11 £13.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.93% -2.05% +7.08%
10th Percentile £12.30 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £15.76 £23.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.22 £15.86
% change year-on-year +43.72% -16.65% +22.00%

Time Sharing Option
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Time Sharing Option as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Time Sharing Option in Milton Keynes

Time Sharing Option
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Time Sharing Option in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Time Sharing Option in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Time Sharing Option 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Time Sharing Option.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Time Sharing Option
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) IBM