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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 94 103 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 0.35% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.21% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £459 £378 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.58% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £376 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.61% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
526 412 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.74% 28.47% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 284 210
Median daily rate £413 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
Median hourly rate £14.13 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -16.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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 29 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) ACF2
3 2 (22.22%) zSecure
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) iSeries
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) ISPF

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ISPF
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ACF2
2 1 (11.11%) RACF
2 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) CA