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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 63 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 11 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 2.56% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.14% 8.25% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 13
Median daily rate £363 £468 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.45% +62.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £455 £383
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +18.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.13 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+33.97% +1.45%
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
266 473 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.79% 31.06% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 213 175
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +55.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 December 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 47 (74.60%) Finance
2 34 (53.97%) CA
3 15 (23.81%) IBM
4 12 (19.05%) Banking
5 9 (14.29%) JCL
5 9 (14.29%) Unix
5 9 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
5 9 (14.29%) ISPF
6 8 (12.70%) FTP
6 8 (12.70%) Service Management
6 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.11%) Migration
7 7 (11.11%) Tandem
7 7 (11.11%) Windows
7 7 (11.11%) iSeries
8 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
8 6 (9.52%) SQL
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle
8 6 (9.52%) Law
9 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.94%) zOS
10 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
10 4 (6.35%) EMC
10 4 (6.35%) SLA
10 4 (6.35%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (6.35%) Test Planning
10 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.35%) TADDM
10 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (3.17%) CICS
1 2 (3.17%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.76%) DB2
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Data Lake
2 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) ERwin
2 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (74.60%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Analyst
2 31 (49.21%) Mainframe Analyst
2 31 (49.21%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
2 31 (49.21%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Technical Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Informatica Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Tester
8 1 (1.59%) Banking Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) ISPF
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) iSeries
1 7 (11.11%) Tandem
2 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Unix
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) zOS
4 3 (4.76%) AIX
4 3 (4.76%) HPUX
4 3 (4.76%) Solaris
5 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
1 8 (12.70%) Service Management
2 7 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.35%) Test Management
4 4 (6.35%) Test Planning
4 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.17%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.17%) ETL
6 2 (3.17%) ETL Development
6 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.17%) Process Improvement
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) JCL
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (6.35%) SRDF
3 3 (4.76%) RACF
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.59%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) TADDM
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) CA
2 15 (23.81%) IBM
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) EMC
5 3 (4.76%) Ab Initio
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.17%) Informatica
6 2 (3.17%) Teradata
7 1 (1.59%) Axway
7 1 (1.59%) IBM Sterling