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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 561 517 512
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 21 55 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.11% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 14
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£383 £346 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
IBM Mainframe
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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
16212 15778 15073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.82% 32.37% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10333 9835 9150
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 607 644
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
London -13 7 £425 -15.00%
South East -32 5 £383 +5.51%
South West +3 3 £575 +91.66% 1
North West -34 2 - -
North East -18 1 £225 -
Yorkshire -18 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £260 - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
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IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 89 (100.00%) IBM
1 89 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 40 (44.94%) Finance
3 31 (34.83%) UNIX
4 30 (33.71%) DB2
5 25 (28.09%) Banking
6 22 (24.72%) JCL
7 21 (23.60%) Oracle
8 19 (21.35%) SAS
9 18 (20.22%) CICS
9 18 (20.22%) Base SAS
9 18 (20.22%) Data Extraction
9 18 (20.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 16 (17.98%) REXX
10 16 (17.98%) COBOL
11 15 (16.85%) WebSphere
12 14 (15.73%) Data Analysis
12 14 (15.73%) System Testing
12 14 (15.73%) zOS
13 13 (14.61%) Firewall
14 12 (13.48%) Migration
14 12 (13.48%) Configuration Management
14 12 (13.48%) Windows
14 12 (13.48%) Linux
15 11 (12.36%) ISPF
16 10 (11.24%) Degree
16 10 (11.24%) Project Management
16 10 (11.24%) VMware
16 10 (11.24%) ETL
16 10 (11.24%) Microsoft

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 19 (21.35%) SAS
2 18 (20.22%) CICS
3 15 (16.85%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.99%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.12%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) Apache
6 1 (1.12%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) Firewall
2 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.49%) DNS
5 2 (2.25%) APPN
5 2 (2.25%) FTP
6 1 (1.12%) RIP
6 1 (1.12%) Network Security
6 1 (1.12%) SSH
6 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (33.71%) DB2
2 18 (20.22%) Base SAS
2 18 (20.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.37%) MySQL
6 2 (2.25%) IMS/DB
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.12%) Easytrieve
7 1 (1.12%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.12%) Toad
1 1 (1.12%) Subversion
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
1 1 (1.12%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (44.94%) Finance
2 25 (28.09%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Analyst
2 18 (20.22%) Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Architect
4 13 (14.61%) Programmer
5 11 (12.36%) Technical Architect
6 10 (11.24%) SAS Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Security Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) Designer
8 7 (7.87%) Mainframe Programmer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior Security Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (4.49%) Consultant
10 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Mainframe Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Systems Programmer
11 3 (3.37%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.37%) DBA
12 2 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) ISPF
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.37%) JMS
4 3 (3.37%) J2EE
4 3 (3.37%) XML
4 3 (3.37%) JSP
5 2 (2.25%) JDBC
5 2 (2.25%) JNDI
6 1 (1.12%) WSDL
6 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.12%) Servlets
6 1 (1.12%) Struts
6 1 (1.12%) Web Services
6 1 (1.12%) XSD
6 1 (1.12%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 89 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (20.22%) Data Extraction
3 9 (10.11%) AS400
4 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.62%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.37%) VSAM
7 3 (3.37%) Replication
8 2 (2.25%) CMDB
9 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.12%) VUI
9 1 (1.12%) Clustering
9 1 (1.12%) IVR
9 1 (1.12%) PKI
9 1 (1.12%) PMI
9 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) UNIX
2 14 (15.73%) zOS
3 12 (13.48%) Linux
3 12 (13.48%) Windows
4 5 (5.62%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) HPUX
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) MVS
5 1 (1.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Data Analysis
1 14 (15.73%) System Testing
2 12 (13.48%) Configuration Management
2 12 (13.48%) Migration
3 10 (11.24%) ETL
3 10 (11.24%) Project Management
4 9 (10.11%) Information Security
5 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.99%) Content Management
5 8 (8.99%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (8.99%) Security Management
6 7 (7.87%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (7.87%) BPEL
6 7 (7.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (7.87%) Business Analytics
6 7 (7.87%) Analytics
7 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.49%) Validation
8 4 (4.49%) Scrum
8 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) JCL
2 16 (17.98%) REXX
2 16 (17.98%) COBOL
3 8 (8.99%) Java
3 8 (8.99%) SQL
3 8 (8.99%) Assembly Language
4 3 (3.37%) C
4 3 (3.37%) PL/1
4 3 (3.37%) SELCOPY
5 2 (2.25%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 7 (7.87%) CISSP
3 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
1 7 (7.87%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.74%) RACF
3 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.25%) Control-M
3 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) IBM
2 21 (23.60%) Oracle
3 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.24%) VMware
4 4 (4.49%) Actimize
4 4 (4.49%) Remedy
5 3 (3.37%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.25%) Aquila
6 2 (2.25%) Syncsort
6 2 (2.25%) Informatica
7 1 (1.12%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.12%) Intel
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