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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 78 131 109
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -22
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 53 12 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.08% 0.38% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.12% 1.37% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 6 23
Median daily rate £264 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 5
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £28.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.24 - £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.27 £37.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.36% +30.70%
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
866 873 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.95% 27.63% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 460 502
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 86 96
Median hourly rate £31.75 £21.53 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -16.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.18 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +38 38 £255 -26.61%
Hertfordshire +14 11 £382 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £425 - 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 35 (49.30%) Business Analysis
2 32 (45.07%) Oracle
3 31 (43.66%) SQL
4 30 (42.25%) DB2
5 25 (35.21%) SDLC
6 23 (32.39%) Data Analysis
7 22 (30.99%) CRM
8 20 (28.17%) Hadoop
8 20 (28.17%) Data Analytics
8 20 (28.17%) Analytics
9 19 (26.76%) COBOL
10 18 (25.35%) Windows
11 17 (23.94%) Use Case
11 17 (23.94%) Customer Analytics
12 16 (22.54%) Campaign Management
13 15 (21.13%) SAP
14 14 (19.72%) Project Management
14 14 (19.72%) Windows Vista
15 13 (18.31%) Time Management
15 13 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (18.31%) Time Sharing Option
16 12 (16.90%) Degree
16 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (15.49%) Big Data
17 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (14.08%) Oracle Identity Management
18 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
18 10 (14.08%) Performance Tuning
18 10 (14.08%) Automotive
18 10 (14.08%) 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 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.82%) CICS
1 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) WebEx
2 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.25%) DB2
2 20 (28.17%) Hadoop
3 11 (15.49%) Big Data
4 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
4 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.63%) Essbase
5 4 (5.63%) MS Access
6 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.82%) DataStage
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.41%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) PVCS
1 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.41%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (14.08%) Automotive
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Analyst
2 21 (29.58%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Technical Architect
4 9 (12.68%) Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle Architect
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.04%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) CRM Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Data Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Programmer
7 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Analytics Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Insight Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) J2EE
2 1 (1.41%) COM
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) SOAP
2 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.86%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.86%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Vista
3 7 (9.86%) zOS
4 4 (5.63%) MVS
4 4 (5.63%) OS/390
5 2 (2.82%) Unix
6 1 (1.41%) Linux
6 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Business Analysis
2 25 (35.21%) SDLC
3 23 (32.39%) Data Analysis
4 22 (30.99%) CRM
5 20 (28.17%) Analytics
5 20 (28.17%) Data Analytics
6 17 (23.94%) Customer Analytics
6 17 (23.94%) Use Case
7 16 (22.54%) Campaign Management
8 14 (19.72%) Project Management
9 13 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (18.31%) Time Management
10 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (14.08%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (14.08%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (12.68%) Change Control
12 9 (12.68%) Release Management
12 9 (12.68%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (11.27%) Migration
14 7 (9.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) COBOL
3 5 (7.04%) JCL
4 4 (5.63%) VB
5 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) CLIST
6 1 (1.41%) LINC
6 1 (1.41%) NATURAL
6 1 (1.41%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) Time Sharing Option
2 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.04%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Oracle
2 15 (21.13%) SAP
3 8 (11.27%) IBM
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.82%) Infor
5 2 (2.82%) Unisys
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft