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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 543 512 503
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 46 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 31
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£435 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +25.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -38.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £28.65 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £29.85 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
+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
17173 16588 16006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.97% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10982 10078 9870
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.08 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 -41 14 £425 - 5
London +12 12 £550 +65.41%
North East -17 9 - -
South East -20 4 £383 +25.40%
East of England -2 3 £250 -34.64%
Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands -8 1 - - 4
South West -13 1 £575 -2.54%
IBM Mainframe
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IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 90 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 89 (98.89%) IBM
3 46 (51.11%) UNIX
4 40 (44.44%) Finance
5 23 (25.56%) SAS
6 22 (24.44%) zOS
6 22 (24.44%) Base SAS
6 22 (24.44%) Data Extraction
6 22 (24.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 20 (22.22%) Windows
7 20 (22.22%) Linux
8 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
9 17 (18.89%) System Testing
10 16 (17.78%) Banking
10 16 (17.78%) Data Analysis
10 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
10 16 (17.78%) Firewall
10 16 (17.78%) AIX
11 15 (16.67%) CA
11 15 (16.67%) FTP
12 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 14 (15.56%) VMware
13 13 (14.44%) CICS
13 13 (14.44%) Solaris
14 12 (13.33%) REXX
14 12 (13.33%) Oracle
14 12 (13.33%) DB2
14 12 (13.33%) Java
14 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (25.56%) SAS
2 13 (14.44%) CICS
3 9 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.11%) JBoss
6 1 (1.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.11%) TPMS
6 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (17.78%) Firewall
3 15 (16.67%) FTP
4 10 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (7.78%) SNA
6 6 (6.67%) SMS
6 6 (6.67%) SMTP
7 4 (4.44%) DNS
8 3 (3.33%) SSL
8 3 (3.33%) SAN
8 3 (3.33%) NAS
9 2 (2.22%) APPN
10 1 (1.11%) LDAP
10 1 (1.11%) Network Security
10 1 (1.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) Base SAS
1 22 (24.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 12 (13.33%) DB2
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.33%) DataStage
5 2 (2.22%) IDMS
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.11%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 40 (44.44%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Developer
3 14 (15.56%) SAS Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Designer
5 10 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Programmer
10 4 (4.44%) Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Administrator
10 4 (4.44%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.33%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) Middleware
2 3 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.11%) ISPF
4 1 (1.11%) J2EE
4 1 (1.11%) EJB
4 1 (1.11%) JSP
4 1 (1.11%) Servlets
4 1 (1.11%) Struts
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) XML
4 1 (1.11%) XSD
4 1 (1.11%) JMS
4 1 (1.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 22 (24.44%) Data Extraction
3 9 (10.00%) VSAM
3 9 (10.00%) AS400
4 4 (4.44%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.44%) PKI
4 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.33%) EFT
6 2 (2.22%) CMDB
7 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.11%) Economics
7 1 (1.11%) VUI
7 1 (1.11%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.11%) PMI
7 1 (1.11%) Clustering
7 1 (1.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.11%) UNIX
2 22 (24.44%) zOS
3 20 (22.22%) Linux
3 20 (22.22%) Windows
4 16 (17.78%) AIX
5 13 (14.44%) Solaris
6 2 (2.22%) MVS
7 1 (1.11%) VME
7 1 (1.11%) OS/390
7 1 (1.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) System Testing
2 16 (17.78%) Data Analysis
2 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
3 11 (12.22%) Migration
4 10 (11.11%) Information Security
4 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.00%) Security Management
5 9 (10.00%) Project Management
5 9 (10.00%) Content Management
5 9 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.67%) ETL
8 6 (6.67%) Validation
8 6 (6.67%) Change Management
9 5 (5.56%) ITIL
9 5 (5.56%) Quality Management
9 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) Java
1 12 (13.33%) REXX
2 10 (11.11%) SQL
3 9 (10.00%) VB
4 8 (8.89%) COBOL
4 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.89%) JCL
4 8 (8.89%) Perl
5 7 (7.78%) VBA
6 5 (5.56%) C
7 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.11%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.11%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) CISSP
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.11%) RACF
3 9 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 7 (7.78%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (6.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (6.67%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (6.67%) zSecure
3 1 (1.11%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (1.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (98.89%) IBM
2 15 (16.67%) CA
3 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.56%) VMware
4 12 (13.33%) Oracle
5 5 (5.56%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) Actimize
7 1 (1.11%) BMC
7 1 (1.11%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.11%) Remedy
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