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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 569 517 496
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -21
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 26 66 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 26
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£400 £346 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.52% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £229 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -38.42%
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
16581 16043 15621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.06% 32.49% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10647 9862 9473
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
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 635 617 679
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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
London -6 6 £425 +30.76%
North West -34 6 £425 -2.85% 1
South East -28 5 £383 +14.60%
North East -25 4 £225 - 1
South West +5 3 £575 +38.55%
East Midlands -12 1 £260 -48.00% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
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IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 76 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 75 (98.68%) IBM
3 33 (43.42%) Finance
4 30 (39.47%) UNIX
5 22 (28.95%) DB2
6 20 (26.32%) SAS
7 19 (25.00%) Base SAS
7 19 (25.00%) Data Extraction
7 19 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 18 (23.68%) Banking
9 17 (22.37%) JCL
9 17 (22.37%) zOS
10 16 (21.05%) REXX
10 16 (21.05%) Oracle
11 15 (19.74%) CICS
11 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
11 15 (19.74%) System Testing
12 14 (18.42%) COBOL
12 14 (18.42%) Linux
13 13 (17.11%) Windows
13 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
13 13 (17.11%) Data Analysis
14 12 (15.79%) Firewall
15 10 (13.16%) VMware
15 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
16 9 (11.84%) Information Security
16 9 (11.84%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
17 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (10.53%) Degree

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (26.32%) SAS
2 15 (19.74%) CICS
3 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.21%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.32%) JBoss
7 1 (1.32%) Apache
7 1 (1.32%) TPMS
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.79%) Firewall
3 9 (11.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (6.58%) FTP
5 4 (5.26%) DNS
6 2 (2.63%) APPN
6 2 (2.63%) SNA
6 2 (2.63%) SMS
6 2 (2.63%) SMTP
7 1 (1.32%) LDAP
7 1 (1.32%) Network Security
7 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) DB2
2 19 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 19 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.63%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.32%) IDMS
5 1 (1.32%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 33 (43.42%) Finance
2 18 (23.68%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Analyst
2 19 (25.00%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) SAS Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Programmer
4 9 (11.84%) Security Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Designer
5 7 (9.21%) Mainframe Programmer
5 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Mainframe Developer
9 3 (3.95%) SAS Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Programmer
9 3 (3.95%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) ISPF
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) XML
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.32%) XSD
4 1 (1.32%) JMS
4 1 (1.32%) WSDL
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) EJB
4 1 (1.32%) JSP
4 1 (1.32%) Servlets
4 1 (1.32%) Struts
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 19 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 8 (10.53%) AS400
4 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.26%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.26%) VSAM
6 2 (2.63%) CMDB
7 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.32%) VUI
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) PKI
7 1 (1.32%) PMI
7 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) UNIX
2 17 (22.37%) zOS
3 14 (18.42%) Linux
4 13 (17.11%) Windows
5 7 (9.21%) AIX
6 4 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (1.32%) MVS
7 1 (1.32%) VME
7 1 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) System Testing
2 13 (17.11%) Data Analysis
2 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.84%) Information Security
4 8 (10.53%) Content Management
4 8 (10.53%) Project Management
4 8 (10.53%) Security Management
4 8 (10.53%) Migration
4 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.58%) Validation
7 5 (6.58%) ETL
7 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.95%) Change Management
8 3 (3.95%) Scrum
8 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.63%) Release Management
9 2 (2.63%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) JCL
2 16 (21.05%) REXX
3 14 (18.42%) COBOL
4 8 (10.53%) Java
4 8 (10.53%) SQL
5 7 (9.21%) Assembly Language
5 7 (9.21%) CLIST
6 5 (6.58%) VB
7 3 (3.95%) C
7 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 3 (3.95%) PL/1
7 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) SELCOPY
8 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) CISSP
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.89%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.21%) RACF
3 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (3.95%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (2.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.63%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.63%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.63%) zSecure
3 1 (1.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 75 (98.68%) IBM
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle
3 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.16%) VMware
4 5 (6.58%) CA
5 3 (3.95%) Actimize
6 2 (2.63%) Aquila
6 2 (2.63%) Syncsort
6 2 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.32%) Remedy
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