The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 164 158 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.029% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.078% 0.072% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +0.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -18.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 -
IBM Mainframe
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1284 1388 2151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.57% 40.34% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1072 1667
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.85 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IBM Mainframe
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) IBM