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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 575 577 562
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 35 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 32
Median daily rate £394 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.62% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £273 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £570 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 -
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
14923 16998 16929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.56% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9677 10832 10863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 724 719
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
South East +37 18 - -
North East -29 10 £410 +31.72%
Yorkshire +23 2 £263 -59.61%
London -20 2 £325 -26.96%
East of England +9 1 £150 -28.57%
West Midlands - 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
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IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 75 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 73 (97.33%) IBM
3 39 (52.00%) Unix
4 34 (45.33%) Windows
5 32 (42.67%) Linux
6 29 (38.67%) AIX
6 29 (38.67%) Solaris
6 29 (38.67%) SQL
6 29 (38.67%) Shell Script
7 24 (32.00%) Finance
8 20 (26.67%) Java
9 19 (25.33%) zOS
10 18 (24.00%) SAN
11 17 (22.67%) NetApp
11 17 (22.67%) Cisco
12 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
13 15 (20.00%) Law
14 14 (18.67%) VMware
14 14 (18.67%) EMC
14 14 (18.67%) Tivoli
14 14 (18.67%) Project Management
14 14 (18.67%) CA
14 14 (18.67%) COBOL
14 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
14 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (18.67%) EMC VNX
14 14 (18.67%) EMC VMAX
15 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
15 13 (17.33%) DB2
16 12 (16.00%) Perl

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 7 (9.33%) CICS
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Drupal
4 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) SAN
2 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.00%) ATM
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) WebEx
5 1 (1.33%) FTP
5 1 (1.33%) LAN
5 1 (1.33%) SMTP
5 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) DB2
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) Adabas
3 1 (1.33%) Easytrieve
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) MSTest
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Law
3 7 (9.33%) Banking
4 6 (8.00%) Retail
5 5 (6.67%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Analyst
2 9 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Product Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Products Support Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.67%) BASE24 Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) BASE24 Support
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Mainframe Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Mainframe Support
6 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.00%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (2.67%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) Flash
3 1 (1.33%) ISPF
3 1 (1.33%) OAuth
3 1 (1.33%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.33%) OpenID
3 1 (1.33%) RESTful
3 1 (1.33%) SAML
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 75 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
3 14 (18.67%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (18.67%) EMC VNX
4 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.00%) EMV
5 6 (8.00%) Tandem
6 4 (5.33%) AS400
7 3 (4.00%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.67%) Replication
9 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.33%) DataPower
9 1 (1.33%) iPad
9 1 (1.33%) iSeries
9 1 (1.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.00%) Unix
2 34 (45.33%) Windows
3 32 (42.67%) Linux
4 29 (38.67%) AIX
4 29 (38.67%) Solaris
5 19 (25.33%) zOS
6 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.67%) MVS
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Project Management
2 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (8.00%) Change Management
3 6 (8.00%) Coaching
3 6 (8.00%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) Supplier Management
4 5 (6.67%) Change Control
4 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL
6 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.00%) Validation
7 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.67%) Data Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.33%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) Shell Script
1 29 (38.67%) SQL
2 20 (26.67%) Java
3 14 (18.67%) COBOL
4 12 (16.00%) Perl
4 12 (16.00%) VB
5 7 (9.33%) JCL
6 6 (8.00%) REXX
7 4 (5.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) CLIST
8 1 (1.33%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (4.00%) RACF
4 1 (1.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) Tivoli
2 10 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (12.00%) Control-M
4 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.67%) CA Endevor
5 2 (2.67%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.33%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 73 (97.33%) IBM
2 17 (22.67%) Cisco
2 17 (22.67%) NetApp
3 14 (18.67%) CA
3 14 (18.67%) EMC
3 14 (18.67%) VMware
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle
5 6 (8.00%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) BMC
6 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.33%) Compuware
7 1 (1.33%) Intel
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Software AG