The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 73 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.17% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 0.45% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £356 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
293 445 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.39% 36.81% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 213 171
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 24
Median hourly rate £10.24 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.03% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.82 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.73 £28.40 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 2 - -
IBM Mainframe
South East

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 15 (100.00%) IBM
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
4 4 (26.67%) JCL
4 4 (26.67%) Control-M
4 4 (26.67%) COBOL
4 4 (26.67%) DB2
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (13.33%) CA Endevor
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) FTP
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
7 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Back Office
7 1 (6.67%) Retail

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe Developer
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Support
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
2 1 (6.67%) Customer Segmentation
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) COBOL
1 4 (26.67%) JCL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Control-M
2 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (13.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO