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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 129 140 150
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.082% 0.14% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £263 £245 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -35.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £219 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £250 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
805 828 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.99% 28.90% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 418 517
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £185 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 86 104
Median hourly rate £32.40 £24.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £12.30 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.91 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Hertfordshire - 2 £263 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 of England region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) PVCS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) CLIST
3 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
3 1 (25.00%) REXX
3 1 (25.00%) RACF
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (50.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) PVCS
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) AS400 Support
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Support
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) CLIST
1 1 (25.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle