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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 565 590 543
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -47
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 51 22 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.044% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 18
Median daily rate £325 £385 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £493 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £379 £363
% change year-on-year
-14.19% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
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
16465 16250 16077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.23% 32.46% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10820 10347 9969
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 590 657
Median hourly rate £21.43 £18.71 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.52% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

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 June 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 June 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 -34 22 £268 +18.88%
North West -5 7 £375 -11.76%
South East +3 5 £525 +37.25%
South West +4 4 £370 -35.65% 1
East Midlands -1 4 £300 +15.38%
London -6 3 £372 -12.47%
Yorkshire -1 2 £378 -
Midlands -6 2 - -
East of England - 2 £373 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 104 (100.00%) IBM
1 104 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 37 (35.58%) Finance
3 31 (29.81%) zOS
4 30 (28.85%) COBOL
5 28 (26.92%) Java
5 28 (26.92%) DB2
6 27 (25.96%) SQL
6 27 (25.96%) JCL
7 23 (22.12%) Windows
8 22 (21.15%) Unix
8 22 (21.15%) CICS
9 20 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 20 (19.23%) Linux
10 18 (17.31%) Firewall
11 17 (16.35%) AS400
11 17 (16.35%) CA
11 17 (16.35%) Banking
12 16 (15.38%) Oracle
13 15 (14.42%) HP
13 15 (14.42%) WebSphere
13 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
14 14 (13.46%) ISPF
14 14 (13.46%) ITIL
14 14 (13.46%) MVS
14 14 (13.46%) Tivoli
14 14 (13.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 14 (13.46%) Control-M
14 14 (13.46%) ServiceNow
15 13 (12.50%) REXX

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 22 (21.15%) CICS
2 15 (14.42%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.73%) JBoss
3 7 (6.73%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) Drupal
5 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) BASE24
2 2 (1.92%) assyst
3 1 (0.96%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.96%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.96%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 18 (17.31%) Firewall
3 13 (12.50%) FTP
4 6 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.85%) ATM
6 3 (2.88%) SAN
7 2 (1.92%) Intranet
8 1 (0.96%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.96%) HTTP
8 1 (0.96%) Internet
8 1 (0.96%) LDAP
8 1 (0.96%) NAS
8 1 (0.96%) RTP
8 1 (0.96%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.92%) DB2
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.92%) GIS
3 2 (1.92%) OLTP
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Adabas
4 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) ClearCase
1 7 (6.73%) Subversion
2 2 (1.92%) PVCS
2 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.92%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) JUnit
3 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (35.58%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.77%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Analyst
2 16 (15.38%) Developer
3 11 (10.58%) Mainframe Developer
4 9 (8.65%) Architect
5 8 (7.69%) Mainframe Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) IBM Mainframe Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Mainframe Operator
7 5 (4.81%) Mainframe Support
7 5 (4.81%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Computer Operator
9 3 (2.88%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (2.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) ISPF
2 12 (11.54%) J2EE
3 10 (9.62%) XML
4 9 (8.65%) JMS
4 9 (8.65%) Web Services
5 8 (7.69%) JSP
6 7 (6.73%) EJB
6 7 (6.73%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.73%) Middleware
6 7 (6.73%) Servlets
6 7 (6.73%) Struts
6 7 (6.73%) WSDL
6 7 (6.73%) XSD
7 5 (4.81%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.85%) SOAP
9 2 (1.92%) .NET
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.96%) OAuth
10 1 (0.96%) RESTful
10 1 (0.96%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 104 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 17 (16.35%) AS400
3 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.73%) PMI
5 6 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (5.77%) Tandem
6 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.85%) EMV
8 3 (2.88%) iPad
9 2 (1.92%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.92%) iSeries
9 2 (1.92%) VSAM
10 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.96%) DataPower
10 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.81%) zOS
2 23 (22.12%) Windows
3 22 (21.15%) Unix
4 20 (19.23%) Linux
5 14 (13.46%) MVS
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Server
7 8 (7.69%) AIX
7 8 (7.69%) Solaris
8 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.46%) ITIL
2 13 (12.50%) Change Management
2 13 (12.50%) Project Management
3 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.62%) Migration
5 10 (9.62%) Service Management
6 9 (8.65%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.65%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 8 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.69%) SDLC
8 7 (6.73%) Agile Project Management
8 7 (6.73%) CMMI
8 7 (6.73%) RUP
9 6 (5.77%) Automated Testing
9 6 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (5.77%) TDD
9 6 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) COBOL
2 28 (26.92%) Java
3 27 (25.96%) JCL
3 27 (25.96%) SQL
4 13 (12.50%) REXX
5 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.69%) Perl
5 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.69%) VB
6 7 (6.73%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.96%) C
7 1 (0.96%) Ruby
7 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) PMI Certification
4 6 (5.77%) CISSP
5 5 (4.81%) Degree
5 5 (4.81%) Sun Certification
6 4 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.92%) AAT
7 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) ISO27002
1 6 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 12 (11.54%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (5.77%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.88%) RACF
6 2 (1.92%) ACF2
7 1 (0.96%) Firmware
7 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Control-M
1 14 (13.46%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.85%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (2.88%) CA Endevor
3 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.92%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.96%) zSecure
Vendors
1 104 (100.00%) IBM
2 17 (16.35%) CA
3 16 (15.38%) Oracle
4 15 (14.42%) HP
5 14 (13.46%) ServiceNow
6 7 (6.73%) BMC
6 7 (6.73%) Chordiant
6 7 (6.73%) VMware
7 5 (4.81%) Sun
8 4 (3.85%) SAP
9 3 (2.88%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.88%) ICL
9 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.88%) Remedy
9 3 (2.88%) Unisys
10 2 (1.92%) F5
10 2 (1.92%) Intel
10 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.96%) Citrix
11 1 (0.96%) Siebel