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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 100 139 113
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -26
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 33 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 0.27% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.08% 0.96% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 16
Median daily rate £373 £285 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.70% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £257 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £313 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £28.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 - £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
808 836 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.82% 27.97% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 443 455
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 91 84
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.17 £45.00 £41.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +21 17 £255 -20.31%
Cambridgeshire - 12 £425 -
Hertfordshire +13 4 £373 - 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 18 (41.86%) SDLC
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 14 (32.56%) Business Analysis
3 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
4 11 (25.58%) DB2
4 11 (25.58%) COBOL
4 11 (25.58%) SAP
5 10 (23.26%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (23.26%) Time Management
5 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (23.26%) Time Sharing Option
5 10 (23.26%) Oracle Identity Management
5 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
5 10 (23.26%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
6 8 (18.60%) ITIL
7 7 (16.28%) IBM
7 7 (16.28%) Use Case
7 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.95%) Change Control
8 6 (13.95%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (13.95%) Release Management
8 6 (13.95%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (13.95%) Migration
8 6 (13.95%) Windows
8 6 (13.95%) Project Management
8 6 (13.95%) zOS
9 5 (11.63%) RACF
9 5 (11.63%) ITSM

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 4 (9.30%) CICS
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) assyst
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) DB2
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (9.30%) MS Access
4 3 (6.98%) Essbase
4 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.33%) Adabas
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) PVCS
1 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (9.30%) Automotive
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Technical Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Mainframe Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Mainframe Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) J2EE
2 3 (6.98%) ISPF
3 1 (2.33%) COM
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.98%) AS400
4 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
1 6 (13.95%) zOS
2 2 (4.65%) MVS
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) SDLC
2 14 (32.56%) Business Analysis
3 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (23.26%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (23.26%) Time Management
4 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
4 8 (18.60%) ITIL
5 7 (16.28%) Use Case
6 6 (13.95%) Change Control
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Release Management
6 6 (13.95%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (11.63%) ITSM
7 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.30%) CRM
9 3 (6.98%) Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) Data Analytics
10 2 (4.65%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) COBOL
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) JCL
4 3 (6.98%) VB
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) LINC
6 1 (2.33%) NATURAL
6 1 (2.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (11.63%) RACF
4 2 (4.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.65%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) SAP
3 7 (16.28%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Unisys
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Infor
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com