The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 82 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 47 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 0.50% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.71% 1.72% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 27
Median daily rate £255 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £650 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.07 £26.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% +11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.28 £26.50 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £26.50 £23.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £37.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-13.02% +44.66%
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
823 812 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.07% 28.87% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 409 516
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 £174 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 85 102
Median hourly rate £32.40 £24.00 £24.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £12.20 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.76 £41.27 £42.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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 Mainframe across the East of England region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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 Mainframe across the East of England region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

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 Mainframe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Essex +32 38 £250 -14.52%
Hertfordshire - 9 £388 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 of England region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 39 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 36 (46.15%) DB2
3 35 (44.87%) Oracle
4 34 (43.59%) SQL
5 27 (34.62%) Data Analysis
5 27 (34.62%) SDLC
6 25 (32.05%) CRM
7 23 (29.49%) Hadoop
7 23 (29.49%) Data Analytics
7 23 (29.49%) Analytics
8 22 (28.21%) COBOL
9 20 (25.64%) Windows
10 19 (24.36%) Customer Analytics
11 18 (23.08%) Campaign Management
11 18 (23.08%) Use Case
12 16 (20.51%) Degree
12 16 (20.51%) Windows Vista
12 16 (20.51%) SAP
13 14 (17.95%) Project Management
13 14 (17.95%) Time Management
13 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
15 12 (15.38%) Big Data
15 12 (15.38%) Automotive
15 12 (15.38%) Mathematics
16 11 (14.10%) Release Management
16 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (12.82%) Oracle Identity Management
17 10 (12.82%) Capacity Planning

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 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.56%) CICS
1 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
3 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
1 2 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) WebEx
2 1 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (46.15%) DB2
2 23 (29.49%) Hadoop
3 12 (15.38%) Big Data
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.41%) Essbase
5 5 (6.41%) MS Access
6 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.56%) DataStage
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.28%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) PVCS
1 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (15.38%) Automotive
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Analyst
2 23 (29.49%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Consultant
3 10 (12.82%) Technical Architect
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle Architect
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Data Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Analytics Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Insight Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) J2EE
2 1 (1.28%) COM
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) SOAP
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 8 (10.26%) Data Structures
5 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.13%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.28%) AS400
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 16 (20.51%) Windows Vista
3 7 (8.97%) zOS
4 4 (5.13%) MVS
4 4 (5.13%) OS/390
5 2 (2.56%) Unix
6 1 (1.28%) Linux
6 1 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 27 (34.62%) Data Analysis
2 27 (34.62%) SDLC
3 25 (32.05%) CRM
4 23 (29.49%) Analytics
4 23 (29.49%) Data Analytics
5 19 (24.36%) Customer Analytics
6 18 (23.08%) Campaign Management
6 18 (23.08%) Use Case
7 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (17.95%) Project Management
7 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.95%) Time Management
8 11 (14.10%) Release Management
9 10 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (11.54%) ITIL
10 9 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (10.26%) ITSM
11 8 (10.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) SQL
2 22 (28.21%) COBOL
3 5 (6.41%) JCL
3 5 (6.41%) VB
4 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) C
5 1 (1.28%) CLIST
5 1 (1.28%) LINC
5 1 (1.28%) NATURAL
5 1 (1.28%) REXX
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.28%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) Oracle
2 16 (20.51%) SAP
3 9 (11.54%) IBM
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.56%) Infor
5 2 (2.56%) Unisys
6 1 (1.28%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft