Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 February 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 > North East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 131 101
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 1.19% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.23% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 21 6
North East median daily rate - £376 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.21% -
England median daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
North East median hourly rate - £52.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +98.11% -
England median hourly rate - £52.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +94.44% -

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 North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 358 837 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.32% 36.82% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 584 222
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £213 £239 £200
90th Percentile £550 £488 £535
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 69 37
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% +26.62% +8.82%
10th Percentile £8.40 £10.20 £12.55
90th Percentile £44.20 £40.00 £39.90
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +3.13%

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for zOS in the North East

zOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for zOS in the North East

zOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for zOS in the North East