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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 195 214 220
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 5 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.23% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.71% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
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£313 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £320 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £329 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
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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
1754 2396 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.77% 32.56% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1747 1903
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 57
Average hourly rate £17.68 £19.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £45.60 £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) DTS
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) zOS
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (25.00%) ACF2
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) RACF
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) CICS

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (12.50%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DTS
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Programmer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ACF2
2 1 (12.50%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) CA
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