The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 90 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.28% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+284.61% -
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 East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
309 351 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.64% 22.15% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 174 89
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £8.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £53.95 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) CICS
3 2 (50.00%) COBOL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Informix
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Tandem
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle