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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 524 532 534
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 56 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 17
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £285 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £394
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £37.50
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
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 10 £400 +35.59% 1
South East -3 9 £350 -3.44% 2
East of England - 9 £320 -
East Midlands -3 8 - - 2
London -7 8 £500 +1.26% 1
North East - 7 £324 -
South West - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire -8 2 £650 +18.18%
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 98 (100.00%) IBM
1 98 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 41 (41.84%) Finance
3 36 (36.73%) DB2
4 31 (31.63%) COBOL
4 31 (31.63%) Banking
5 26 (26.53%) Unix
5 26 (26.53%) zOS
6 25 (25.51%) AS400
6 25 (25.51%) CICS
7 24 (24.49%) JCL
8 23 (23.47%) Linux
9 19 (19.39%) Windows
10 18 (18.37%) ITIL
10 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
11 17 (17.35%) Java
11 17 (17.35%) SQL
12 16 (16.33%) MVS
12 16 (16.33%) ISPF
13 15 (15.31%) Problem Management
14 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 14 (14.29%) FTP
15 13 (13.27%) CA
15 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (11.22%) Middleware
16 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
16 11 (11.22%) J2EE
16 11 (11.22%) Oracle
16 11 (11.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
17 10 (10.20%) Perl

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (25.51%) CICS
2 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.14%) IIS
4 6 (6.12%) Apache
5 4 (4.08%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.06%) SAS
6 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.02%) JBoss
8 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) assyst
2 5 (5.10%) BASE24
3 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.02%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.02%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) FTP
2 9 (9.18%) Firewall
3 7 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (7.14%) SSL
4 6 (6.12%) WinSCP
5 5 (5.10%) ATM
5 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.04%) SNA
7 1 (1.02%) HTTP
7 1 (1.02%) Internet
7 1 (1.02%) Intranet
7 1 (1.02%) NAS
7 1 (1.02%) SAN
7 1 (1.02%) SMS
7 1 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.73%) DB2
2 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (6.12%) Easytrieve
3 6 (6.12%) MS Access
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.02%) Adabas
4 1 (1.02%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.02%) DataStage
4 1 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.02%) Informix
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Eclipse
1 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.02%) Capybara
2 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.02%) FishEye
2 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (41.84%) Finance
2 31 (31.63%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.06%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Billing
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Analyst
2 13 (13.27%) Developer
3 8 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.12%) Applications Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Architect
5 6 (6.12%) Mainframe Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Mainframe Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Mainframe Specialist
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Designer
8 3 (3.06%) IBM Mainframe Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Mainframe Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.33%) ISPF
2 11 (11.22%) J2EE
2 11 (11.22%) Middleware
3 7 (7.14%) .NET
4 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.06%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.02%) JMS
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.02%) REST
6 1 (1.02%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.02%) SOAP
6 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 25 (25.51%) AS400
3 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.16%) VSAM
4 7 (7.14%) Tandem
5 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (5.10%) EMV
7 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.06%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.04%) PKI
10 1 (1.02%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.02%) Data Extraction
10 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.02%) Economics
10 1 (1.02%) EFT
10 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Unix
1 26 (26.53%) zOS
2 23 (23.47%) Linux
3 19 (19.39%) Windows
4 16 (16.33%) MVS
5 8 (8.16%) AIX
6 7 (7.14%) Solaris
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.02%) CentOS
8 1 (1.02%) OS/390
8 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.02%) SUSE
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.37%) ITIL
2 15 (15.31%) Problem Management
3 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.20%) ITIL V3
5 9 (9.18%) Change Management
5 9 (9.18%) High Availability
5 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
5 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.16%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.16%) Workflow
7 7 (7.14%) Information Security
8 6 (6.12%) Content Management
8 6 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (6.12%) Security Management
8 6 (6.12%) Security Operations
8 6 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.12%) Threat Management
8 6 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (5.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) COBOL
2 24 (24.49%) JCL
3 17 (17.35%) Java
3 17 (17.35%) SQL
4 10 (10.20%) Perl
5 9 (9.18%) REXX
5 9 (9.18%) VBA
6 6 (6.12%) Assembly Language
6 6 (6.12%) C#
6 6 (6.12%) C++
6 6 (6.12%) CLIST
6 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.12%) VB
7 4 (4.08%) C
7 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.02%) PL/1
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) CISSP
3 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.02%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.12%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 10 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (5.10%) RACF
4 5 (5.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.02%) ACF2
6 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Tivoli NetView
2 8 (8.16%) Control-M
3 5 (5.10%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.08%) zSecure
5 1 (1.02%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.02%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.02%) Packer
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) IBM
2 13 (13.27%) CA
3 11 (11.22%) Oracle
4 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.18%) VMware
5 6 (6.12%) HP
5 6 (6.12%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.02%) Apple
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) Citrix
6 1 (1.02%) hybris
6 1 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Siebel
6 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.02%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.02%) webMethods
6 1 (1.02%) WorldPay
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