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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 1.95% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.39% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -34.17%

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
183 205 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.67% 30.69% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 122 92
Median daily rate £375 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £31.96 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.54% +102.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) CICS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) JCL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) COBOL
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) BODI
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) ISPF
5 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Unisys

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 4 (66.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BODI
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior COBOL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior COBOL Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ISPF
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) MVS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) REXX
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
1 1 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (16.67%) MOM
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Unisys