The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £425 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
IBM Mainframe
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
224 282 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.23% 26.21% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 191 139
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 18
Median hourly rate £9.00 £16.31 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.80% -3.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IBM Mainframe
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 2 (66.67%) Tandem
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) JNDI
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) GIS Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) JNDI
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (66.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM