Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 105 122
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.15% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.59% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
North East median daily rate - £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.73% -
England median daily rate £413 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -11.29% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median hourly rate - - £28.50
England median hourly rate - - £34.75

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 417 341 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.33% 25.93% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 223 487
North East median daily rate £334 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.57% +20.69% -14.32%
10th Percentile £202 £223 £209
90th Percentile £488 £506 £438
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 44
North East median hourly rate £14.36 £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.18% -19.64% +78.29%
10th Percentile £10.25 £8.90 £11.15
90th Percentile £45.63 £42.00 £36.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.53 £16.91
% change year-on-year +5.87% -2.22% +4.61%

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