Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - +59 +4
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.18% - 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% - 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Swindon median daily rate £525 - £275
10th Percentile £488 - £228
90th Percentile £563 - £294
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate - - £19.25
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £19.25

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 98 100 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 17.47% 14.88% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 107
Swindon median daily rate £410 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +17.50% -3.45%
10th Percentile £156 £154 £185
90th Percentile £575 £525 £438
Wiltshire median daily rate £388 £400 £361
% change year-on-year -3.13% +10.73% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% +14.00% -25.24%
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £28.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -38.05% +44.87% +15.90%

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 27 May 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