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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 110 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 16 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.54% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.60% 2.05% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
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£325 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £376 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.99% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £60.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.71% +120.00%
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
616 683 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.78% 26.32% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 333 268
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 59 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2015.

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
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 Mainframe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 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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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
Essex +9 9 £284 -36.84%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 19 (51.35%) JCL
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) COBOL
3 11 (29.73%) DB2
4 9 (24.32%) Assembly Language
4 9 (24.32%) REXX
4 9 (24.32%) ISPF
5 8 (21.62%) SELCOPY
6 7 (18.92%) CA Gen
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) Finance
6 7 (18.92%) Migration
6 7 (18.92%) CICS
6 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 6 (16.22%) SOA
7 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 6 (16.22%) UNIX
7 6 (16.22%) Java
7 6 (16.22%) MVS
7 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
8 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.51%) UML
8 5 (13.51%) zOS
9 4 (10.81%) Cisco
9 4 (10.81%) IBM
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) VMware
9 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) CICS
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.11%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) CA Gen
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) DBA
4 5 (13.51%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (13.51%) Designer
5 4 (10.81%) Programmer
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Mainframe DBA
6 3 (8.11%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Teradata Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DB2 Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) ISPF
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) AS400
1 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
1 6 (16.22%) MVS
2 5 (13.51%) zOS
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
1 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) SOA
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) UML
3 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) JCL
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) COBOL
4 9 (24.32%) Assembly Language
4 9 (24.32%) REXX
5 8 (21.62%) SELCOPY
6 6 (16.22%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) LINC
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) OpenView
1 2 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (5.41%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.70%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco
1 4 (10.81%) IBM
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.81%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) Teradata
2 3 (8.11%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) EMC
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Unisys
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) Websense
4 1 (2.70%) Alias
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