Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 13 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 z/OS
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - 70
Rank change year-on-year - +70 -5
Contract jobs citing zOS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.28% - 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.44% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Swindon median daily rate - - £415
Wiltshire median daily rate - - £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 139 139 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 19.15% 21.06% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 104 87
Swindon median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29% -5.16%
10th Percentile £132 £185 £188
90th Percentile £500 £521 £505
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 22
Swindon median hourly rate £15.25 - £17.50
10th Percentile £13.00 - £12.05
90th Percentile £17.75 - £39.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £41.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -57.32% +102.47% -12.79%

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing zOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for zOS in Swindon

zOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for zOS in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing zOS 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 Swindon region with a requirement for zOS.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

zOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) RACF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM