The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 97 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.088% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.33% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £379
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £60.50
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -34.71%
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 Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
403 304 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.85% 26.69% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 199 156
Average daily rate £415 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -35.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.57 £18.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 7 (53.85%) IBM
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Operations Management
1 7 (53.85%) QA
1 7 (53.85%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) MVS
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Fujitsu
3 5 (38.46%) VME
4 2 (15.38%) DB2
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) CICS
5 1 (7.69%) REXX
5 1 (7.69%) NHS
5 1 (7.69%) VSAM
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Adabas
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) COBOL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Adabas
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Subject Matter Expert
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DB2 Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Expert
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) MVS
2 5 (38.46%) VME
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Analytics
1 7 (53.85%) Operations Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Presales
2 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) COBOL
1 1 (7.69%) JCL
1 1 (7.69%) NATURAL
1 1 (7.69%) REXX
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Fujitsu
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft