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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 589 592 523
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -69
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 40 23 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.044% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.14% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 34
Median daily rate £364 £394 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £265 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £385 £408
% change year-on-year
-22.07% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +28.20%
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
16755 16953 16035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.58% 32.80% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10917 10873 9829
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 672 645
Median hourly rate £20.78 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East -39 10 £255 +13.33%
South East +6 9 £450 +17.64%
North West -6 5 £500 +17.64% 1
South West +4 4 £370 -35.65% 1
London +3 4 £475 +11.76% 1
East Midlands +2 4 £300 +15.38%
Midlands -2 2 - -
East of England - 2 £373 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 England region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 95 (100.00%) IBM
1 95 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 36 (37.89%) Finance
3 30 (31.58%) zOS
4 26 (27.37%) DB2
5 25 (26.32%) COBOL
5 25 (26.32%) Java
5 25 (26.32%) JCL
6 23 (24.21%) SQL
7 20 (21.05%) Unix
7 20 (21.05%) CICS
7 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 17 (17.89%) CA
9 16 (16.84%) Project Management
9 16 (16.84%) Banking
10 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 15 (15.79%) HP
10 15 (15.79%) Windows
11 14 (14.74%) Oracle
11 14 (14.74%) Tivoli
11 14 (14.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 14 (14.74%) ServiceNow
12 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
12 13 (13.68%) WebSphere
12 13 (13.68%) Control-M
12 13 (13.68%) FTP
13 12 (12.63%) REXX
13 12 (12.63%) MVS
13 12 (12.63%) Firewall
13 12 (12.63%) ISPF

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 20 (21.05%) CICS
2 13 (13.68%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.37%) JBoss
3 7 (7.37%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) Drupal
5 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.05%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) BASE24
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP hybris
2 1 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.68%) FTP
3 12 (12.63%) Firewall
4 3 (3.16%) SAN
5 2 (2.11%) ATM
5 2 (2.11%) Intranet
6 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.05%) HTTP
6 1 (1.05%) Internet
6 1 (1.05%) LDAP
6 1 (1.05%) NAS
6 1 (1.05%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.37%) DB2
2 2 (2.11%) GIS
2 2 (2.11%) OLTP
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) ClearCase
1 7 (7.37%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) PVCS
2 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (37.89%) Finance
2 16 (16.84%) Banking
3 7 (7.37%) Spanish Language
4 6 (6.32%) Retail
5 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (1.05%) Billing
7 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Analyst
1 16 (16.84%) Developer
2 11 (11.58%) Architect
2 11 (11.58%) Mainframe Developer
3 7 (7.37%) Mainframe Analyst
4 6 (6.32%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Consultant
5 5 (5.26%) Mainframe Operator
5 5 (5.26%) Mainframe Support
5 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Mainframe Architect
7 3 (3.16%) COBOL Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Computer Operator
7 3 (3.16%) DB2 Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Designer
7 3 (3.16%) Environment Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) ISPF
2 10 (10.53%) J2EE
2 10 (10.53%) XML
3 9 (9.47%) JMS
3 9 (9.47%) Web Services
4 8 (8.42%) JSP
5 7 (7.37%) EJB
5 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
5 7 (7.37%) Servlets
5 7 (7.37%) Struts
5 7 (7.37%) WSDL
5 7 (7.37%) XSD
6 5 (5.26%) Middleware
6 5 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (4.21%) SOAP
8 2 (2.11%) .NET
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.05%) OAuth
9 1 (1.05%) RESTful
9 1 (1.05%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 95 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.37%) AS400
3 7 (7.37%) PMI
4 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.21%) Tandem
6 3 (3.16%) iPad
7 2 (2.11%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.11%) EMV
7 2 (2.11%) iSeries
7 2 (2.11%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.11%) VSAM
8 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.05%) DataPower
8 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.58%) zOS
2 20 (21.05%) Unix
3 15 (15.79%) Windows
4 12 (12.63%) MVS
5 11 (11.58%) Linux
6 8 (8.42%) AIX
6 8 (8.42%) Solaris
6 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) Project Management
2 11 (11.58%) Change Management
2 11 (11.58%) ITIL
2 11 (11.58%) Migration
2 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
3 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.47%) Waterfall
5 8 (8.42%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.42%) PRINCE
5 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.42%) SDLC
5 8 (8.42%) Service Management
6 7 (7.37%) Agile Project Management
6 7 (7.37%) CMMI
6 7 (7.37%) RUP
7 6 (6.32%) Automated Testing
7 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.32%) TDD
8 5 (5.26%) BDD
8 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.32%) COBOL
1 25 (26.32%) Java
1 25 (26.32%) JCL
2 23 (24.21%) SQL
3 12 (12.63%) REXX
4 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.42%) Perl
4 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.42%) VB
5 7 (7.37%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.05%) C
6 1 (1.05%) Ruby
6 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.26%) Sun Certification
5 4 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.21%) Degree
6 2 (2.11%) AAT
7 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 12 (12.63%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (4.21%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.11%) RACF
6 1 (1.05%) ACF2
6 1 (1.05%) Firmware
6 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) Tivoli
2 13 (13.68%) Control-M
3 3 (3.16%) CA Endevor
3 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.11%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (2.11%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.05%) zSecure
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) IBM
2 17 (17.89%) CA
3 15 (15.79%) HP
4 14 (14.74%) Oracle
4 14 (14.74%) ServiceNow
5 7 (7.37%) BMC
5 7 (7.37%) Chordiant
6 5 (5.26%) Sun
7 4 (4.21%) SAP
8 3 (3.16%) Fujitsu
8 3 (3.16%) ICL
8 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.16%) Remedy
8 3 (3.16%) Unisys
9 2 (2.11%) F5
9 2 (2.11%) Intel
9 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.05%) Citrix
10 1 (1.05%) Informatica
10 1 (1.05%) webMethods
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