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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 24
Contract jobs citing zOS 0 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire - 0.82% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.71% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Median daily rate - £495 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £442 £417
% change year-on-year -9.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £31.30
% change year-on-year - +11.82%  

zOS is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 47 70 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 16.55% 14.34% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 18
Median daily rate £150 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.43 £13.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.99% +16.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £36.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire citing zOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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