The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 74 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
254 168 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.22% 21.03% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 120 84
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 7
Average hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.78% -61.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

IBM Mainframe
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) AS400
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle