The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.49% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+38.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
272 412 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.23% 28.12% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 187 182
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £52.09 £40.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.40% +151.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £37.00 £14.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.35 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Edinburgh region.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IBM Mainframe
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SSL

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (66.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Regulatory Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM