The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 405 365 407
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +42
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 7 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.092% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
Average daily rate £438 £400 £574
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -30.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £354 £546
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £405 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7582 7099 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.34% 32.86% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 4946 5867
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 167 227
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £54.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in London

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in London

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in London

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 2 £400 -1.23%
Hayes - - - -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 18 (100.00%) IBM
1 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) DB2
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) CICS
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (27.78%) zOS
6 5 (27.78%) COBOL
6 5 (27.78%) ISPF
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 4 (22.22%) System Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
7 4 (22.22%) Toad
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) AIX
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (11.11%) ReSharper
9 2 (11.11%) WCF
9 2 (11.11%) LINQ
9 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (11.11%) Tandem
9 2 (11.11%) VSAM

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) CICS
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) DTS
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) Toad
2 2 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) ISPF
2 2 (11.11%) WCF
2 2 (11.11%) LINQ
2 2 (11.11%) Flash
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Tandem
3 2 (11.11%) VSAM
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) zOS
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) System Testing
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Security Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) COBOL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) REXX
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) JCL
4 1 (5.56%) SELCOPY
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Control-M
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) CA
2 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Intel
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