The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 490 495 496
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 63 54 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 29
Average daily rate
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£330 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £308 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £329 £330
% change year-on-year
+21.67% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £29.25 £47.50 £28.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.42% +64.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £45.50 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £49.50 £35.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £28.95
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12736 12422 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 26.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7776 7663 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 543 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
IBM Mainframe
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 0 21 £425 +29.27% 1
London -8 17 £325 -13.33% 3
South East 0 10 £305 - 1
East of England - 7 £425 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
South West -32 1 £415 +50.90%
West Midlands - 1 £330 -
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IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) IBM
1 111 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 50 (45.05%) Finance
3 47 (42.34%) DB2
4 26 (23.42%) CICS
5 25 (22.52%) Banking
6 24 (21.62%) SQL
7 21 (18.92%) COBOL
8 19 (17.12%) Migration
9 18 (16.22%) JCL
10 17 (15.32%) zOS
10 17 (15.32%) Oracle
11 16 (14.41%) UNIX
12 15 (13.51%) Windows
12 15 (13.51%) Project Management
13 13 (11.71%) .NET
13 13 (11.71%) Java
14 12 (10.81%) J2EE
14 12 (10.81%) Telecoms
15 11 (9.91%) Retail
15 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.01%) AIX
16 10 (9.01%) Linux
16 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (8.11%) ISPF
17 9 (8.11%) CA
18 8 (7.21%) MVS
18 8 (7.21%) REXX

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 26 (23.42%) CICS
2 6 (5.41%) MQSeries
2 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.80%) SAS
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Staffware
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Firewall
2 5 (4.50%) SAN
3 3 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.70%) FTP
3 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.80%) LAN
4 2 (1.80%) WAN
4 2 (1.80%) NAS
5 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) LDAP
5 1 (0.90%) DMZ
5 1 (0.90%) CTI
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (42.34%) DB2
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.21%) DTS
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.70%) IMS/DB
6 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.80%) MS Access
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.80%) QlikView
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.90%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.41%) ReSharper
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.60%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.70%) CA Gen
5 2 (1.80%) JMeter
5 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.80%) ChangeMan
5 2 (1.80%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.90%) Selenium
6 1 (0.90%) JIRA
6 1 (0.90%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.90%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.90%) Toad
General
1 50 (45.05%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Banking
3 12 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.91%) Retail
5 5 (4.50%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.70%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.80%) Automotive
7 2 (1.80%) French Language
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (20.72%) Analyst
2 17 (15.32%) Developer
3 13 (11.71%) Architect
4 12 (10.81%) Designer
5 11 (9.91%) Programmer
6 8 (7.21%) Systems Programmer
7 7 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.31%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Mainframe Developer
8 6 (5.41%) .NET Designer
9 5 (4.50%) IBM Mainframe Developer
9 5 (4.50%) DB2 DBA
9 5 (4.50%) DBA
9 5 (4.50%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) .NET
2 12 (10.81%) J2EE
3 9 (8.11%) ISPF
4 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.21%) WCF
4 8 (7.21%) LINQ
5 5 (4.50%) JNDI
5 5 (4.50%) JMS
5 5 (4.50%) JDBC
5 5 (4.50%) JSP
6 3 (2.70%) Flash
6 3 (2.70%) HTML
6 3 (2.70%) Middleware
7 2 (1.80%) Web Services
7 2 (1.80%) XML
7 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.80%) MDX
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.90%) SOAP
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 111 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.50%) AS400
3 4 (3.60%) VSAM
3 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.80%) Tandem
5 2 (1.80%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.90%) DataPower
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) zOS
2 16 (14.41%) UNIX
3 15 (13.51%) Windows
4 10 (9.01%) AIX
4 10 (9.01%) Linux
5 8 (7.21%) MVS
6 3 (2.70%) Solaris
7 2 (1.80%) SUSE
8 1 (0.90%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.12%) Migration
2 15 (13.51%) Project Management
3 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.31%) Business Analysis
5 7 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.41%) Information Security
6 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.41%) Data Transformation
7 5 (4.50%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.50%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.60%) Quality Management
8 4 (3.60%) Security Management
8 4 (3.60%) ERP
8 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.60%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (3.60%) DevOps
9 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.62%) SQL
2 21 (18.92%) COBOL
3 18 (16.22%) JCL
4 13 (11.71%) Java
5 8 (7.21%) REXX
5 8 (7.21%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.21%) C#
6 3 (2.70%) VBA
6 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.70%) PL/1
7 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.90%) SELCOPY
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) VB
8 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
1 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) CISSP
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.80%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) RACF
2 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.60%) MAINVIEW
2 3 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.80%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) IBM
2 17 (15.32%) Oracle
3 9 (8.11%) CA
4 6 (5.41%) Intel
4 6 (5.41%) SAP
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.41%) VMware
5 5 (4.50%) BMC
6 4 (3.60%) Cisco
6 4 (3.60%) Syncsort
7 3 (2.70%) Sun
7 3 (2.70%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.70%) NetApp
8 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.80%) Remedy
8 2 (1.80%) Teradata
9 1 (0.90%) F5
9 1 (0.90%) FatWire
9 1 (0.90%) Aquila
9 1 (0.90%) Endeca
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