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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 437 426 424
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.039% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 21
Median daily rate £475 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
8254 8641 9086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.05% 37.46% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5806 5960 6193
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 167 206
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) CICS
5 2 (28.57%) zOS
5 2 (28.57%) COBOL
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) Drupal
6 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) OAuth
6 1 (14.29%) DataPower
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
6 1 (14.29%) OpenID
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
6 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation

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 (28.57%) CICS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Adabas
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) OAuth
1 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
1 1 (14.29%) OpenID
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) zOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) API Development
3 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) COBOL
2 1 (14.29%) JCL
2 1 (14.29%) NATURAL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Software AG