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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 47 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 47 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.39% 2.77% 3.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.87% 11.89% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 20
Median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £511 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.67% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -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
476 328 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.29% 23.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 186 184
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 24 (35.29%) Banking
3 20 (29.41%) Unix
3 20 (29.41%) Windows
4 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
5 12 (17.65%) Solaris
5 12 (17.65%) IBM
5 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 11 (16.18%) zOS
7 10 (14.71%) RACF
7 10 (14.71%) CA
7 10 (14.71%) DB2
7 10 (14.71%) Web Services
7 10 (14.71%) Law
8 9 (13.24%) Identity Management
8 9 (13.24%) PKI
8 9 (13.24%) Java
8 9 (13.24%) CICS
9 8 (11.76%) JCL
9 8 (11.76%) Linux
9 8 (11.76%) Service Management
9 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.29%) Financial Institution
10 7 (10.29%) Migration
10 7 (10.29%) LDAP
10 7 (10.29%) Hedge funds
11 6 (8.82%) TADDM
11 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
11 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
11 6 (8.82%) OAuth

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 9 (13.24%) CICS
2 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) LDAP
2 6 (8.82%) FTP
3 3 (4.41%) Network Security
3 3 (4.41%) Wireless
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) DB2
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JMeter
1 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 24 (35.29%) Banking
3 10 (14.71%) Law
4 7 (10.29%) Financial Institution
5 5 (7.35%) Retail
5 5 (7.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Marketing
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Developer
3 7 (10.29%) IT Manager
3 7 (10.29%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) DB2 DBA
4 6 (8.82%) DBA
5 5 (7.35%) Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Technical Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Designer
7 3 (4.41%) DB2 Support
7 3 (4.41%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Production DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Transformation Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) Web Services
2 6 (8.82%) Flash
2 6 (8.82%) OAuth
3 4 (5.88%) ISPF
4 3 (4.41%) .NET
4 3 (4.41%) Middleware
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.24%) PKI
3 7 (10.29%) Hedge funds
4 6 (8.82%) Clustering
4 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.88%) iSeries
5 4 (5.88%) Tandem
6 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.41%) Replication
7 2 (2.94%) Health Informatics
7 2 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.94%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Unix
1 20 (29.41%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Solaris
3 11 (16.18%) zOS
4 8 (11.76%) Linux
5 3 (4.41%) AIX
5 3 (4.41%) HPUX
5 3 (4.41%) OS/2
6 1 (1.47%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Identity Management
2 8 (11.76%) Service Management
2 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.29%) Migration
4 6 (8.82%) RAD
4 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
5 5 (7.35%) Information Security
5 5 (7.35%) Project Management
6 4 (5.88%) Change Management
6 4 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.41%) Release Management
7 3 (4.41%) Security Management
7 3 (4.41%) Security Operations
7 3 (4.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) JCL
3 6 (8.82%) Perl
3 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.82%) Ruby
3 6 (8.82%) VBA
4 5 (7.35%) REXX
4 5 (7.35%) SQL
5 3 (4.41%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.47%) R
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
1 3 (4.41%) PMP
2 2 (2.94%) CCNA
2 2 (2.94%) CCNP
2 2 (2.94%) CISA
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.94%) CISM
2 2 (2.94%) CISSP
2 2 (2.94%) MCP
2 2 (2.94%) MCSE
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) COBIT
1 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.71%) RACF
3 6 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (8.82%) Veritas File System
3 6 (8.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (7.35%) ACF2
5 4 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Nagios
1 6 (8.82%) TADDM
2 5 (7.35%) zSecure
3 3 (4.41%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) IBM
2 10 (14.71%) CA
3 6 (8.82%) Veritas
4 3 (4.41%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.41%) BMC
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft