The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 135 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
+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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
843 927 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.86% 30.29% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 500 352
Average daily rate £375 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 100 76
Average hourly rate £21.27 £26.13 £27.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Norfolk +8 3 £250 -41.17%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM