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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank - 196 188
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.053% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.14% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £388 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+37.05% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1910 2176 2154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.62% 38.21% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1571 1652
Average daily rate £463 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 48
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft