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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 79 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 1.46% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.26%
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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
288 289 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.54% 24.79% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 125 107
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £12.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +28.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.05 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) CICS
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
1 4 (100.00%) SRDF
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (100.00%) CICS
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) SRDF
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) EMC