The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 33 30 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 12 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.89% 4.10% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.45% 12.59% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 3
Median daily rate £324 £456 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +38.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
Mainframe
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
127 143 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.60% 32.57% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 83 104
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £667 £618 £825
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 13
Median hourly rate £36.52 £15.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.47% -42.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.08 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Preston +8 5 £329 -
Lytham St Annes - 5 £325 -
Blackburn - 1 £300 - 1
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 17 (62.96%) Oracle
3 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) Project Management
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) VME
4 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (55.56%) Migration
4 15 (55.56%) COBOL
4 15 (55.56%) Tuxedo
5 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
5 14 (51.85%) Micro Focus
5 14 (51.85%) Waterfall
6 13 (48.15%) Risk Management
7 10 (37.04%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (29.63%) Supplier Management
9 7 (25.93%) Test Management
10 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
11 5 (18.52%) JCL
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) IBM
12 4 (14.81%) ITIL
12 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
12 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
13 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 3 (11.11%) Change Management
13 3 (11.11%) Apache
13 3 (11.11%) Windows

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 15 (55.56%) Tuxedo
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) CICS
3 2 (7.41%) FileNet
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.41%) OLTP
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Test Assurance Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Mainframe Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Tandem
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (55.56%) VME
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) zOS
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 15 (55.56%) Migration
3 14 (51.85%) Waterfall
4 13 (48.15%) Risk Management
5 8 (29.63%) Supplier Management
6 7 (25.93%) Test Management
7 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.41%) People Management
10 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
11 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
11 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) COBOL
2 5 (18.52%) JCL
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) REXX
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Lua
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) CA Endevor
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Micro Focus
2 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Informatica
5 2 (7.41%) Ektron
5 2 (7.41%) Genesys
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
Blackburn
Applause IT Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 26 days ago