The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 510 488 511
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 68 81 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.53% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 28
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£400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £315 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.88% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £30.70 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.95 £30.40
% change year-on-year
- -47.53%
IBM Mainframe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in England

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in England

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in England

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in England

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +9 23 £425 +18.88% 1
London -9 22 £388 +3.33% 5
East of England -17 5 £383 -
South West -42 5 £600 +118.18%
South East -3 4 £350 -15.15%
East Midlands +4 2 £500 +284.61%
West Midlands -17 1 £330 -
IBM Mainframe
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IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 114 (100.00%) IBM
1 114 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 50 (43.86%) Finance
3 42 (36.84%) DB2
4 28 (24.56%) Banking
5 24 (21.05%) COBOL
5 24 (21.05%) CICS
6 22 (19.30%) zOS
6 22 (19.30%) Project Management
7 20 (17.54%) JCL
7 20 (17.54%) SQL
8 15 (13.16%) Oracle
8 15 (13.16%) Retail
8 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (12.28%) Migration
9 14 (12.28%) UNIX
9 14 (12.28%) .NET
9 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (11.40%) Java
10 13 (11.40%) C#
11 12 (10.53%) RACF
12 11 (9.65%) J2EE
12 11 (9.65%) Windows
12 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
12 11 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (8.77%) WCF
13 10 (8.77%) LINQ
13 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 24 (21.05%) CICS
2 8 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Office
2 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Staffware
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Firewall
2 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.63%) FTP
2 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) SMTP
4 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.88%) LDAP
4 1 (0.88%) SMS
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) DMZ
4 1 (0.88%) CTI
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.84%) DB2
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.77%) DTS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) IMS/DB
4 1 (0.88%) Adabas
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) Informix
4 1 (0.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.02%) ReSharper
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.63%) CA Gen
5 2 (1.75%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.75%) JMeter
5 2 (1.75%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.88%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.88%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.88%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 50 (43.86%) Finance
2 28 (24.56%) Banking
3 15 (13.16%) Retail
4 10 (8.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.39%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.63%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.75%) Automotive
7 2 (1.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Architect
1 21 (18.42%) Analyst
2 13 (11.40%) Developer
2 13 (11.40%) Designer
3 10 (8.77%) Programmer
4 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.14%) Systems Programmer
5 7 (6.14%) .NET Designer
5 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.39%) Administrator
7 5 (4.39%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.39%) Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) DBA
8 4 (3.51%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Mainframe Operator
9 3 (2.63%) Mainframe Consultant
9 3 (2.63%) CA Gen Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) .NET
2 11 (9.65%) J2EE
3 10 (8.77%) WCF
3 10 (8.77%) LINQ
3 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.14%) ISPF
5 4 (3.51%) JMS
5 4 (3.51%) JDBC
5 4 (3.51%) JSP
5 4 (3.51%) JNDI
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.63%) Middleware
6 3 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.75%) Web Services
7 2 (1.75%) XML
7 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.88%) SOAP
8 1 (0.88%) HTML
8 1 (0.88%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 114 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.51%) VSAM
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.63%) Open Source
5 3 (2.63%) AS400
5 3 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.75%) Tandem
7 1 (0.88%) DataPower
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) zOS
2 14 (12.28%) UNIX
3 11 (9.65%) Windows
4 8 (7.02%) AIX
5 7 (6.14%) Linux
5 7 (6.14%) MVS
6 2 (1.75%) SUSE
7 1 (0.88%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Project Management
2 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.28%) Migration
4 8 (7.02%) Data Transformation
5 7 (6.14%) Business Analysis
6 6 (5.26%) SOA
6 6 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (4.39%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.39%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.51%) DevOps
8 4 (3.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.51%) Quality Management
8 4 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.51%) Security Management
8 4 (3.51%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.51%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.51%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.05%) COBOL
2 20 (17.54%) JCL
2 20 (17.54%) SQL
3 13 (11.40%) Java
3 13 (11.40%) C#
4 10 (8.77%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.02%) REXX
6 3 (2.63%) Delphi
7 1 (0.88%) SELCOPY
7 1 (0.88%) VBA
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.88%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) PL/1
7 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.88%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
1 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) CISSP
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) COBIT
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) RACF
2 4 (3.51%) ACF2
3 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.75%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (1.75%) CA Endevor
1 2 (1.75%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Control-M
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) IBM
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle
3 9 (7.89%) CA
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.14%) SAP
6 6 (5.26%) Sun
6 6 (5.26%) Intel
7 4 (3.51%) Syncsort
8 3 (2.63%) VMware
8 3 (2.63%) Teradata
8 3 (2.63%) BMC
9 2 (1.75%) Remedy
9 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.88%) F5
10 1 (0.88%) Aquila
10 1 (0.88%) Endeca
10 1 (0.88%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.88%) FatWire
10 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya
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