The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / London
Rank 405 408 400
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.038% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.11% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+38.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6570 7252 7406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.00% 34.37% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4550 5083 5142
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 119 141
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.10 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 London region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) RapidMiner
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Sentiment Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) zOS
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) REXX

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 2 (50.00%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Sentiment Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) R
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) RapidMiner
3 1 (25.00%) Compuware