The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 79 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 15 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.99% 1.39% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.79% 5.03% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Median daily rate £350 £391 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% -2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £467 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
396 437 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.12% 27.68% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 225 201
Median daily rate £400 £339 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% -2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £180 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 38
Median hourly rate £15.63 £14.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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 Mainframe across the East Midlands region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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 Mainframe across the East Midlands region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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 Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Nottinghamshire -3 9 £350 -22.22% 1
Leicestershire +3 3 £362 +39.20% 1
Northamptonshire -7 3 £300 -22.07%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Mainframe.

1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) DB2
3 9 (27.27%) QA
4 8 (24.24%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) IBM
5 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
5 7 (21.21%) Unix
6 6 (18.18%) Windows
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) SLA
6 6 (18.18%) AS400
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.18%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Retail
7 5 (15.15%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) COBOL
8 4 (12.12%) Windows NT
8 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (12.12%) Control-M
8 4 (12.12%) CA
8 4 (12.12%) MVS
8 4 (12.12%) DataStage
8 4 (12.12%) JCL
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Banking
8 4 (12.12%) Time Management
9 3 (9.09%) Data Centre

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 3 (9.09%) CICS
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) DB2
2 4 (12.12%) DataStage
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Adabas
4 1 (3.03%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Mainframe Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Computer Operator
5 3 (9.09%) DataStage Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Mainframe Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Mainframe Operator
6 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Computer Operator
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Unix Operator
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (18.18%) AS400
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) MVS
4 4 (12.12%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Analytics
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Time Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Internal Audit
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) COBOL
3 4 (12.12%) JCL
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
2 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.03%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
2 4 (12.12%) Control-M
3 3 (9.09%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) CA
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.03%) Intel
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk
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