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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 95 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.063% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.22% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £260 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -48.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +28.20%
IBM Mainframe
England

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
462 460 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.91% 28.79% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 246 198
Median daily rate £405 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £451 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.17 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £41.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 £300 -
Leicestershire +7 1 £364 +40.13%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) AS400
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Control-M
4 2 (33.33%) JCL
4 2 (33.33%) Internal Audit
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) COBOL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Intel
5 1 (16.67%) zOS
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ

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 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Operator
2 2 (33.33%) AS400 Operator
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Operator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Computer Operator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Unix Operator
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Computer Operator
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Operator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) AS400
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Intel
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle