The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leeds region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 66 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.20% 4.12% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£425 - £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £337
% change year-on-year
- +18.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -17.24%
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
238 170 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.37% 18.74% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 98 117
Average daily rate £325 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +72.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Mainframe
West Yorkshire

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) IBM
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) DB2
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) CICS
3 4 (23.53%) CA
3 4 (23.53%) zOS
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (23.53%) ClearQuest
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow Management
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (23.53%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) COBOL
5 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) ChangeMan
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) CICS
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
1 4 (23.53%) ClearQuest
2 2 (11.76%) ChangeMan
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Storage Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) AIX
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Workflow
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (23.53%) Workflow Management
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) COBOL
2 1 (5.88%) NATURAL
2 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) IBM
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) Unisys