The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 18 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.94% 2.46% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 9.09% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £430 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £92.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -71.96%
Mainframe
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 17.65% 27.05% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 39
Median daily rate £401 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £333 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) ISPF
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Fortran
3 1 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) REXX
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) Easytrieve
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (25.00%) JBehave
2 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (25.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) Fortran
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
1 1 (25.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle