The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 75 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 1.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.71% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £495 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 126 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.21% 16.73% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 54 82
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -61.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
IBM Mainframe
Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) CICS
3 5 (71.43%) zOS
3 5 (71.43%) DB2
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Replication
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) NAS
4 4 (57.14%) SRDF
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) AIX
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) EMC
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) Middleware
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (42.86%) Network Design
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) REXX
7 1 (14.29%) CA
7 1 (14.29%) MVS
7 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (14.29%) RACF

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) CICS
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) zOS
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) SRDF
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) RACF
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) CA
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