Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OS/390 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OS/390 over the 6 months to 19 July 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 OS/390 (OS390)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 197 236
Rank change year-on-year -17 +39 -6
Contract jobs citing OS/390 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% 0.053% 0.026%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.084% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
North West median daily rate £463 - £388
10th Percentile £456 - £365
90th Percentile £469 - £410
England median daily rate £338 £300 £288
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.17% -31.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £36.00

OS/390 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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,194 1,148 1,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.42% 20.30% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 715 923
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £155 £170 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £512
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 101 119
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.45 £44.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.14% +1.85% +2.10%

OS/390
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OS/390 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for OS/390 in the North West

OS/390
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OS/390 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for OS/390 in the North West

OS/390
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/390 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OS/390 in the North West

OS/390
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/390 within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Manchester -20 1 £463 -
OS/390
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OS/390 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 West region with a requirement for OS/390.

1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe

OS/390
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) IBM