The table below looks at the statistics for the Mainframe Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframe Consultant
Rank 402 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £420 £325
% change year-on-year
- +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mainframe Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Mainframe Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mainframe Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mainframe Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mainframe Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Mainframe Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Mainframe Consultant in their job title 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 with Mainframe Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) JCL
3 5 (71.43%) CICS
4 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
4 4 (57.14%) COBOL
4 4 (57.14%) DB2
4 4 (57.14%) VSAM
5 3 (42.86%) zOS
6 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 2 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Replication
7 1 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
7 1 (14.29%) HACMP
7 1 (14.29%) RACF
7 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
7 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (14.29%) SSL
7 1 (14.29%) IBM
7 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
7 1 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (14.29%) C
7 1 (14.29%) C++

Mainframe Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Mainframe Consultant in their job title 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 with Mainframe Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) CICS
2 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) VSAM
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JCL
2 4 (57.14%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
1 1 (14.29%) IBM