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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
UK / England
Rank 563 548 546
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 11 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 25
Median daily rate £519 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £323 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+38.33% +2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12911 14777 14482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.28% 30.99% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8380 9665 9031
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 539 598
Median hourly rate £20.99 £21.34 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
London +16 3 - -
South East +9 2 - -
Yorkshire +21 1 £425 -
North West +8 1 £613 +53.12%
East Midlands +2 1 - -
East of England -6 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 47 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 45 (95.74%) IBM
3 31 (65.96%) Windows
4 30 (63.83%) Unix
5 29 (61.70%) Linux
6 28 (59.57%) Solaris
6 28 (59.57%) Shell Script
7 27 (57.45%) AIX
8 19 (40.43%) SQL
9 17 (36.17%) Cisco
9 17 (36.17%) SAN
9 17 (36.17%) NetApp
10 16 (34.04%) Java
10 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
11 15 (31.91%) zOS
11 15 (31.91%) Law
12 14 (29.79%) VMware
12 14 (29.79%) EMC
12 14 (29.79%) EMC VNX
12 14 (29.79%) EMC VMAX
12 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (25.53%) Tivoli
14 11 (23.40%) CA
15 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
15 10 (21.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 10 (21.28%) VB
15 10 (21.28%) Perl
15 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
16 9 (19.15%) DB2
16 9 (19.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

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 4 (8.51%) CICS
2 2 (4.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) SAN
2 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) DB2
2 3 (6.38%) DataStage
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) Pentaho
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Easytrieve
4 1 (2.13%) IDMS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) ChangeMan
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) MSTest
General
1 15 (31.91%) Law
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) French Language
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Product Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Products Support Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Mainframe Support
5 3 (6.38%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.26%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (4.26%) DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.26%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) Ajax
2 1 (2.13%) Flash
2 1 (2.13%) ISPF
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
3 14 (29.79%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (29.79%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 2 (4.26%) VSAM
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) AS400
5 1 (2.13%) Blog
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) PDA
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Unix
3 29 (61.70%) Linux
4 28 (59.57%) Solaris
5 27 (57.45%) AIX
6 15 (31.91%) zOS
7 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.13%) MVS
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
2 5 (10.64%) Change Control
2 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
2 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
3 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) Change Management
3 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) ETL
5 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Investment Management
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) Statistics
5 2 (4.26%) Validation
5 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Shell Script
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) Perl
4 10 (21.28%) VB
5 8 (17.02%) COBOL
6 5 (10.64%) JCL
7 4 (8.51%) R
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (4.26%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (2.13%) ACF2
4 1 (2.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (2.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Tivoli
2 10 (21.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (17.02%) Control-M
4 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.26%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (2.13%) CA Endevor
5 1 (2.13%) SnapMirror
5 1 (2.13%) Terraform
5 1 (2.13%) zSecure
Vendors
1 45 (95.74%) IBM
2 17 (36.17%) Cisco
2 17 (36.17%) NetApp
3 14 (29.79%) EMC
3 14 (29.79%) VMware
4 11 (23.40%) CA
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle
6 3 (6.38%) BMC
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.26%) RapidMiner
7 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.13%) Compuware
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) Teradata