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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / East Midlands
Rank 92 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.068% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 1.69% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+38.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
378 473 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.87% 29.66% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 302 214
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 29
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £9.64 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.40 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) ChangeMan
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ChangeMan
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO