The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 119 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £37.50
IBM Mainframe
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
694 720 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.31% 26.55% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 326 395
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.89 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Berkshire region.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Berkshire region.

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) FishEye

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FishEye
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Expert
1 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Architect
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Packer
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware