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 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 571 567 541
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 55 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.089% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 16
Median daily rate £324 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.05% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £324 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £553 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £438 £420
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -
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
16269 15926 15600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.02% 32.35% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10656 9864 9740
Median daily rate £430 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 640 698
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.86 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 May 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 25 May 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 -29 18 £279 +23.88% 3
North West -23 10 £355 -29.00% 1
South West -2 8 £275 -30.37%
South East -10 7 £525 +37.25% 3
East Midlands +18 6 £300 +15.38%
London -2 4 £219 -59.25% 1
Yorkshire +3 2 £378 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 118 (100.00%) IBM
1 118 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 48 (40.68%) Finance
3 42 (35.59%) DB2
4 41 (34.75%) COBOL
5 35 (29.66%) JCL
6 34 (28.81%) Banking
7 31 (26.27%) zOS
7 31 (26.27%) Java
8 30 (25.42%) CICS
9 26 (22.03%) WebSphere
10 24 (20.34%) AS400
10 24 (20.34%) SQL
10 24 (20.34%) Linux
11 23 (19.49%) Unix
11 23 (19.49%) MVS
12 21 (17.80%) CA
12 21 (17.80%) Windows
12 21 (17.80%) ISPF
13 19 (16.10%) J2EE
13 19 (16.10%) Oracle
14 18 (15.25%) FTP
14 18 (15.25%) REXX
14 18 (15.25%) Firewall
15 17 (14.41%) Control-M
15 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
15 17 (14.41%) Time Sharing Option
16 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (13.56%) ITIL
17 15 (12.71%) SQL Server

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 30 (25.42%) CICS
2 26 (22.03%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.78%) JBoss
3 8 (6.78%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.08%) Apache
4 6 (5.08%) IIS
5 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) assyst
1 5 (4.24%) BASE24
2 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.25%) Firewall
1 18 (15.25%) FTP
2 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.08%) SSL
4 6 (5.08%) WinSCP
5 5 (4.24%) ATM
6 3 (2.54%) Intranet
6 3 (2.54%) SAN
7 2 (1.69%) Internet
8 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.85%) HTTP
8 1 (0.85%) LDAP
8 1 (0.85%) NAS
8 1 (0.85%) RTP
8 1 (0.85%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.59%) DB2
2 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (5.08%) Easytrieve
3 6 (5.08%) MS Access
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.69%) GIS
4 2 (1.69%) OLTP
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Adabas
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) ClearCase
1 7 (5.93%) Subversion
2 6 (5.08%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.85%) FishEye
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) JUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (40.68%) Finance
2 34 (28.81%) Banking
3 8 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.08%) Spanish Language
5 5 (4.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Analyst
2 23 (19.49%) Developer
3 13 (11.02%) Architect
4 12 (10.17%) Mainframe Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Mainframe Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.08%) IBM Mainframe Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) Mainframe Architect
7 5 (4.24%) Mainframe Operator
7 5 (4.24%) Mainframe Support
7 5 (4.24%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.24%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) ISPF
2 19 (16.10%) J2EE
3 9 (7.63%) JMS
3 9 (7.63%) Web Services
4 8 (6.78%) JSP
4 8 (6.78%) XML
5 7 (5.93%) .NET
5 7 (5.93%) EJB
5 7 (5.93%) Hibernate
5 7 (5.93%) Servlets
5 7 (5.93%) Struts
5 7 (5.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (5.93%) WSDL
5 7 (5.93%) XSD
6 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.24%) Middleware
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.85%) jQuery
9 1 (0.85%) REST
9 1 (0.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 118 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 24 (20.34%) AS400
3 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.63%) VSAM
5 7 (5.93%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.93%) PMI
5 7 (5.93%) Tandem
6 6 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (4.24%) EMV
7 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.69%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.85%) iPad
10 1 (0.85%) iSeries
10 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.27%) zOS
2 24 (20.34%) Linux
3 23 (19.49%) MVS
3 23 (19.49%) Unix
4 21 (17.80%) Windows
5 7 (5.93%) AIX
5 7 (5.93%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.08%) Solaris
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.85%) CentOS
8 1 (0.85%) SUSE
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.56%) ITIL
2 15 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.86%) Change Management
4 13 (11.02%) Problem Management
4 13 (11.02%) Service Management
5 12 (10.17%) Project Management
6 11 (9.32%) Incident Management
6 11 (9.32%) Migration
7 9 (7.63%) ITIL V3
7 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.63%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.78%) PRINCE
8 8 (6.78%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.78%) SDLC
8 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.93%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (5.93%) CMMI
9 7 (5.93%) High Availability
9 7 (5.93%) Information Security
9 7 (5.93%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.75%) COBOL
2 35 (29.66%) JCL
3 31 (26.27%) Java
4 24 (20.34%) SQL
5 18 (15.25%) REXX
6 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 13 (11.02%) Assembly Language
8 12 (10.17%) Perl
9 7 (5.93%) VB
9 7 (5.93%) VBA
10 6 (5.08%) C#
10 6 (5.08%) C++
10 6 (5.08%) CLIST
10 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) PMI Certification
4 6 (5.08%) CISSP
5 5 (4.24%) Sun Certification
6 4 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.39%) Degree
7 2 (1.69%) AAT
7 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.08%) ISO27002
3 4 (3.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (14.41%) Time Sharing Option
2 12 (10.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (6.78%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.54%) RACF
6 2 (1.69%) ACF2
6 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.85%) Docker
7 1 (0.85%) Firmware
7 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (14.41%) Control-M
2 12 (10.17%) Tivoli
3 6 (5.08%) Tivoli NetView
4 4 (3.39%) CA Endevor
5 3 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Packer
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.85%) vRealize
6 1 (0.85%) zSecure
Vendors
1 118 (100.00%) IBM
2 21 (17.80%) CA
3 19 (16.10%) Oracle
4 13 (11.02%) HP
5 11 (9.32%) ServiceNow
6 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.78%) VMware
8 7 (5.93%) BMC
8 7 (5.93%) Chordiant
9 6 (5.08%) Micro Focus
10 5 (4.24%) Sun
11 3 (2.54%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.54%) ICL
11 3 (2.54%) Remedy
11 3 (2.54%) SAP
11 3 (2.54%) Unisys
12 2 (1.69%) F5
12 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.85%) hybris
13 1 (0.85%) webMethods
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