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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 576 558 557
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 56 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 17
Average daily rate £375 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
16658 16224 16359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.52% 32.09% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10960 9972 10096
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 610 714
Average hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

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 April 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 28 April 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 -22 14 £400 -11.11% 1
South East 0 13 £488 +27.03% 3
North East - 13 £300 - 1
South West +8 6 £275 -30.37%
London -1 6 £360 -34.63%
Yorkshire +3 2 £378 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 109 (100.00%) IBM
1 109 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 46 (42.20%) DB2
3 45 (41.28%) Finance
4 42 (38.53%) COBOL
5 34 (31.19%) CICS
6 33 (30.28%) JCL
6 33 (30.28%) Banking
7 28 (25.69%) zOS
7 28 (25.69%) Java
8 26 (23.85%) WebSphere
9 25 (22.94%) AS400
10 23 (21.10%) Linux
11 22 (20.18%) MVS
12 21 (19.27%) Windows
12 21 (19.27%) SQL
12 21 (19.27%) ISPF
13 20 (18.35%) Unix
14 19 (17.43%) J2EE
15 18 (16.51%) CA
15 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (15.60%) Oracle
16 17 (15.60%) ITIL
17 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
17 15 (13.76%) Control-M
17 15 (13.76%) Problem Management
18 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
18 14 (12.84%) REXX
18 14 (12.84%) Firewall
19 13 (11.93%) Service Management

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 34 (31.19%) CICS
2 26 (23.85%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.34%) JBoss
3 8 (7.34%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.50%) Apache
4 6 (5.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.92%) SAS
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) assyst
2 5 (4.59%) BASE24
3 1 (0.92%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.92%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) Firewall
2 13 (11.93%) FTP
3 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.50%) SSL
5 6 (5.50%) WinSCP
6 5 (4.59%) ATM
7 2 (1.83%) Internet
7 2 (1.83%) Intranet
7 2 (1.83%) SAN
8 1 (0.92%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.92%) HTTP
8 1 (0.92%) NAS
8 1 (0.92%) RTP
8 1 (0.92%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (42.20%) DB2
2 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (5.50%) Easytrieve
3 6 (5.50%) MS Access
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.83%) GIS
4 2 (1.83%) OLTP
5 1 (0.92%) Adabas
5 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) ClearCase
1 7 (6.42%) Subversion
2 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) FishEye
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (41.28%) Finance
2 33 (30.28%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.50%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Analyst
2 18 (16.51%) Developer
3 13 (11.93%) Architect
4 9 (8.26%) Mainframe Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Mainframe Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Mainframe Support
7 5 (4.59%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.59%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) DB2 Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Mainframe Architect
9 3 (2.75%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) ISPF
2 19 (17.43%) J2EE
3 9 (8.26%) JMS
4 8 (7.34%) JSP
4 8 (7.34%) Web Services
4 8 (7.34%) XML
5 7 (6.42%) .NET
5 7 (6.42%) EJB
5 7 (6.42%) Hibernate
5 7 (6.42%) Servlets
5 7 (6.42%) Struts
5 7 (6.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (6.42%) WSDL
5 7 (6.42%) XSD
6 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.67%) Middleware
8 1 (0.92%) JNDI
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.92%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 25 (22.94%) AS400
3 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.26%) VSAM
5 8 (7.34%) Tandem
6 7 (6.42%) PMI
7 6 (5.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (4.59%) EMV
9 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
9 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.92%) iSeries
11 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) zOS
2 23 (21.10%) Linux
3 22 (20.18%) MVS
4 21 (19.27%) Windows
5 20 (18.35%) Unix
6 6 (5.50%) AIX
6 6 (5.50%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.59%) Solaris
8 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.92%) CentOS
9 1 (0.92%) SUSE
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.60%) ITIL
3 15 (13.76%) Problem Management
4 13 (11.93%) Service Management
5 12 (11.01%) Change Management
6 11 (10.09%) ITIL V3
6 11 (10.09%) Migration
7 10 (9.17%) High Availability
7 10 (9.17%) Incident Management
7 10 (9.17%) Project Management
8 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.26%) SDLC
8 9 (8.26%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.34%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (7.34%) PRINCE
9 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
9 8 (7.34%) Workflow
10 7 (6.42%) CMMI
10 7 (6.42%) Information Security
10 7 (6.42%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) COBOL
2 33 (30.28%) JCL
3 28 (25.69%) Java
4 21 (19.27%) SQL
5 14 (12.84%) REXX
6 13 (11.93%) Assembly Language
6 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.09%) Perl
8 6 (5.50%) C#
8 6 (5.50%) C++
8 6 (5.50%) CLIST
8 6 (5.50%) VB
8 6 (5.50%) VBA
9 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) PMI Certification
4 6 (5.50%) CISSP
5 5 (4.59%) Sun Certification
6 3 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.83%) Degree
7 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.92%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.50%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Time Sharing Option
2 12 (11.01%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.83%) ACF2
6 2 (1.83%) RACF
7 1 (0.92%) Docker
7 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) Control-M
2 10 (9.17%) Tivoli NetView
3 8 (7.34%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.67%) CA Endevor
5 3 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.92%) Packer
6 1 (0.92%) vRealize
6 1 (0.92%) zSecure
Vendors
1 109 (100.00%) IBM
2 18 (16.51%) CA
3 17 (15.60%) Oracle
4 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.26%) VMware
6 8 (7.34%) HP
7 7 (6.42%) Chordiant
8 6 (5.50%) Micro Focus
8 6 (5.50%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.59%) BMC
9 5 (4.59%) Sun
10 3 (2.75%) Remedy
11 2 (1.83%) Citrix
11 2 (1.83%) F5
11 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.92%) Apple
12 1 (0.92%) Informatica
12 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.92%) SAP
12 1 (0.92%) Siebel
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