The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 46 44 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 48 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.79% 3.03% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.55% 12.12% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 15
Median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+159.20% -54.54%
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
455 396 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.88% 24.97% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 195 193
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £31.66 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.90% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 66 (66.67%) Finance
2 36 (36.36%) CA
3 28 (28.28%) Banking
4 26 (26.26%) Unix
5 23 (23.23%) Windows
6 18 (18.18%) IBM
7 16 (16.16%) Data Centre
8 15 (15.15%) Solaris
9 13 (13.13%) JCL
10 12 (12.12%) Active Directory
10 12 (12.12%) Migration
10 12 (12.12%) Service Management
11 11 (11.11%) RACF
11 11 (11.11%) Law
12 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
12 10 (10.10%) FTP
12 10 (10.10%) Web Services
13 9 (9.09%) Java
13 9 (9.09%) zOS
13 9 (9.09%) Identity Management
13 9 (9.09%) ISPF
13 9 (9.09%) PKI
13 9 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
14 8 (8.08%) iSeries
14 8 (8.08%) Tandem
14 8 (8.08%) DB2
14 8 (8.08%) Linux
15 7 (7.07%) LDAP
15 7 (7.07%) SQL

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 7 (7.07%) CICS
2 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.02%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (1.01%) SAS
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) FTP
2 7 (7.07%) LDAP
3 3 (3.03%) Network Security
3 3 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (1.01%) Intranet
4 1 (1.01%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) DB2
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.02%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) ERwin
1 2 (2.02%) JMeter
1 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 66 (66.67%) Finance
2 28 (28.28%) Banking
3 11 (11.11%) Law
4 7 (7.07%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.06%) Retail
5 6 (6.06%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (39.39%) Analyst
2 30 (30.30%) Operations Analyst
3 25 (25.25%) Mainframe Analyst
3 25 (25.25%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.10%) Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Architect
6 9 (9.09%) Consultant
7 8 (8.08%) Technical Developer
8 7 (7.07%) IT Manager
8 7 (7.07%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (5.05%) DB2 DBA
9 5 (5.05%) DBA
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Security Consultant
10 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) DB2 Support
10 3 (3.03%) Production DBA
10 3 (3.03%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) Web Services
2 9 (9.09%) ISPF
3 6 (6.06%) Flash
3 6 (6.06%) OAuth
4 3 (3.03%) .NET
4 3 (3.03%) Middleware
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.09%) PKI
3 8 (8.08%) iSeries
3 8 (8.08%) Tandem
4 7 (7.07%) Hedge funds
4 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.06%) Clustering
6 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.04%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (3.03%) Replication
8 2 (2.02%) Health Informatics
8 2 (2.02%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Unix
2 23 (23.23%) Windows
3 15 (15.15%) Solaris
4 9 (9.09%) zOS
5 8 (8.08%) Linux
6 6 (6.06%) AIX
6 6 (6.06%) HPUX
7 3 (3.03%) OS/2
8 1 (1.01%) MVS
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Migration
1 12 (12.12%) Service Management
2 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
2 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 6 (6.06%) RAD
4 6 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 5 (5.05%) Information Security
5 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.04%) Change Management
6 4 (4.04%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (4.04%) Programme Management
6 4 (4.04%) Resource Management
6 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.03%) ETL Development
7 3 (3.03%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.03%) Release Management
7 3 (3.03%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) JCL
2 9 (9.09%) Java
3 7 (7.07%) SQL
4 6 (6.06%) Perl
4 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.06%) Ruby
4 6 (6.06%) VBA
5 5 (5.05%) REXX
6 3 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (1.01%) C
7 1 (1.01%) C++
7 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.01%) R
7 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
1 3 (3.03%) PMP
2 2 (2.02%) CCNA
2 2 (2.02%) CCNP
2 2 (2.02%) CISA
2 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.02%) CISM
2 2 (2.02%) CISSP
2 2 (2.02%) MCP
2 2 (2.02%) MCSE
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) COBIT
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.11%) RACF
3 9 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (6.06%) Veritas File System
4 6 (6.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (5.05%) ACF2
6 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Nagios
1 6 (6.06%) TADDM
2 5 (5.05%) zSecure
3 4 (4.04%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) CA
2 18 (18.18%) IBM
3 6 (6.06%) Veritas
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle
5 3 (3.03%) BMC
6 2 (2.02%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.02%) Informatica
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.02%) Teradata
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