Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 November 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 57 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18 +12
Contract jobs citing zOS 1 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.16% 0.70% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 4.88% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Warwickshire median daily rate £325 £495 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.34% +20.00% -12.23%
10th Percentile £313 £482 £391
90th Percentile £338 £544 £454
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £495 £413
% change year-on-year -34.34% +20.00% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Warwickshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 140 123 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 22.51% 14.30% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 64 34
Warwickshire median daily rate £325 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -11.39% +12.86%
10th Percentile £145 £115 £180
90th Percentile £490 £505 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.96% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 17
Warwickshire median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.15% -18.75% +18.52%
10th Percentile £20.60 £10.00 £11.80
90th Percentile £34.37 £33.05 £26.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% -3.33%

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for zOS in Warwickshire

zOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for zOS in Warwickshire

zOS
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Nuneaton - 1 £325 -
zOS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for zOS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management

zOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle