Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 97 136
Rank change year-on-year -4 +39 -28
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 1 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.076% 0.082% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.26% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 20
North East median daily rate - - £382
England median daily rate £408 £448 £450
% change year-on-year -8.94% -0.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North East median hourly rate - £27.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.62% +41.89%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -47.62% +59.09%

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 311 378 1,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.72% 31.06% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 274 708
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £225 £195 £218
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 88
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £20.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.67% -25.89% +22.54%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.00 £11.94
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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

zOS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the North East region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Tyne and Wear +5 1 - -
zOS
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 North East region with a requirement for zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) VME
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

zOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) VME
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle