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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM 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
IBM Mainframe
Rank 399 404 395
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.033% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.092% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
Average daily rate £500 £525 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £319 £323
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
IBM Mainframe
England

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
7601 7594 8200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.77% 36.19% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5320 5337 5562
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.20 £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromley - 1 £500 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) IBM
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) zOS
4 5 (29.41%) CICS
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) DB2
6 3 (17.65%) COBOL
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) RACF
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) zSecure
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) Retail

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (29.41%) CICS
2 2 (11.76%) MQSeries
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.88%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Architect
1 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) RACF Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) AS400
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) zOS
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
1 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) COBOL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JCL
3 1 (5.88%) REXX
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) RACF
2 1 (5.88%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) zSecure
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Siebel
3 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.88%) WorldPay
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