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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 92 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.21% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.87% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £485 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% +3.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -
IBM Mainframe
Scotland

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
496 344 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.70% 23.76% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 199 163
Median daily rate £425 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £39.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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
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 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (50.00%) zOS
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Law

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 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM