Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 - 64
Rank change year-on-year - +64 +1
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.16% - 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% - 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Swindon median daily rate £525 - £250
10th Percentile £488 - £226
90th Percentile £563 - £285
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 - £250
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 118 124 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.82% 18.32% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 103
Swindon median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £124 £144 £216
90th Percentile £500 £500 £400
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.19% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +30.00% -25.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.68 £12.10
90th Percentile £18.50 £18.43 £41.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -56.25% +18.52% +51.46%

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 21 February 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 Swindon region with a requirement for zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) PowerHA

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 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP