The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 66 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.81% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 2.85% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £288 £260 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.67% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
Mainframe
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
214 246 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.92% 28.41% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 111 114
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 1
Median hourly rate - £20.69 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Glasgow region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Glasgow region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Mainframe
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 3 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) Tandem
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) RACF
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF