The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 361 347 304
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -43
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 71 86 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.99% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 81
Median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £622 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+142.00% -54.54%
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
8161 8691 8708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.83% 36.83% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5747 6096 5883
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 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 171 166
Median hourly rate £17.88 £18.86 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% -3.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.13 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in London

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 14 £460 +5.14% 2
Canary Wharf +8 4 - -
Bromley - 3 £475 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Mainframe.

1 69 (42.86%) Banking
2 65 (40.37%) Finance
3 34 (21.12%) Service Management
4 30 (18.63%) zSecure
5 27 (16.77%) zOS
6 25 (15.53%) Unix
7 24 (14.91%) Management Information System
8 23 (14.29%) DB2
9 22 (13.66%) COBOL
9 22 (13.66%) Validation
10 21 (13.04%) JCL
11 20 (12.42%) CA
12 19 (11.80%) Java
12 19 (11.80%) Retail
12 19 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (11.18%) RACF
14 17 (10.56%) IBM
15 16 (9.94%) Project Management
16 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (9.32%) ACF2
17 14 (8.70%) Linux
17 14 (8.70%) Windows
18 13 (8.07%) ITIL
18 13 (8.07%) CICS
19 12 (7.45%) Migration
19 12 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (7.45%) Web Services
20 11 (6.83%) Oracle
20 11 (6.83%) Middleware
20 11 (6.83%) Investment Banking

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 13 (8.07%) CICS
2 9 (5.59%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.24%) Apache
4 2 (1.24%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.24%) JBoss
4 2 (1.24%) SAS
4 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) Drupal
5 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.62%) Mule
5 1 (0.62%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Office
3 5 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) GitHub
1 1 (0.62%) IaaS
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) DMZ
1 2 (1.24%) HTTP
1 2 (1.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) FTP
2 1 (0.62%) RTP
2 1 (0.62%) SSH
2 1 (0.62%) SSL
2 1 (0.62%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.29%) DB2
2 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.62%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) BODI
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.62%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.62%) Informix
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.62%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.86%) JIRA
2 2 (1.24%) Maven
3 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.62%) JUnit
3 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.62%) Subversion
3 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 69 (42.86%) Banking
2 65 (40.37%) Finance
3 19 (11.80%) Retail
4 11 (6.83%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.97%) Marketing
6 7 (4.35%) Front Office
6 7 (4.35%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.11%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Publishing
8 1 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (19.88%) Developer
2 26 (16.15%) Architect
3 22 (13.66%) Analyst
4 19 (11.80%) Security Technician
5 18 (11.18%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (8.07%) Mainframe Analyst
6 13 (8.07%) Mainframe Developer
7 12 (7.45%) RACF Technician
8 11 (6.83%) Operations Analyst
8 11 (6.83%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.21%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
10 9 (5.59%) Consultant
10 9 (5.59%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.73%) COBOL Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Security Consultant
12 5 (3.11%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 5 (3.11%) Senior Manager
12 5 (3.11%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.45%) Web Services
2 11 (6.83%) Middleware
3 8 (4.97%) .NET
4 5 (3.11%) J2EE
4 5 (3.11%) SOAP
4 5 (3.11%) Spring
5 4 (2.48%) JSP
5 4 (2.48%) REST
5 4 (2.48%) Servlets
5 4 (2.48%) Struts
6 3 (1.86%) HTML
6 3 (1.86%) jQuery
6 3 (1.86%) SAML
6 3 (1.86%) XML
7 2 (1.24%) EJB
7 2 (1.24%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.24%) Java EE
7 2 (1.24%) OAuth
7 2 (1.24%) Swagger
7 2 (1.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.91%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.21%) VSAM
4 9 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (3.73%) Health Informatics
5 6 (3.73%) Informatics
6 3 (1.86%) CMDB
6 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.24%) AS400
7 2 (1.24%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.62%) DataPower
8 1 (0.62%) Derivative
8 1 (0.62%) Economics
8 1 (0.62%) Equities
8 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.77%) zOS
2 25 (15.53%) Unix
3 14 (8.70%) Linux
3 14 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (0.62%) AIX
4 1 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) MVS
4 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.62%) Solaris
4 1 (0.62%) VMS
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.12%) Service Management
2 22 (13.66%) Validation
3 19 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.94%) Project Management
5 13 (8.07%) ITIL
6 12 (7.45%) Migration
6 12 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (6.83%) Waterfall
8 10 (6.21%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.97%) Change Management
9 8 (4.97%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (4.97%) SOA
10 7 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.73%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (3.73%) OO
11 6 (3.73%) Project Governance
11 6 (3.73%) Release Management
11 6 (3.73%) Resource Management
12 5 (3.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.66%) COBOL
2 21 (13.04%) JCL
3 19 (11.80%) Java
4 10 (6.21%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.59%) SQL
6 5 (3.11%) C#
7 4 (2.48%) VBA
8 2 (1.24%) RPG
9 1 (0.62%) ABAP
9 1 (0.62%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.62%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (1.24%) BICSI Certification
1 2 (1.24%) BICSI RCDD
1 2 (1.24%) Degree
1 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) ISEB
2 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) SEPA
2 2 (1.24%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.18%) RACF
2 15 (9.32%) ACF2
3 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (18.63%) zSecure
2 2 (1.24%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.24%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.62%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.62%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (12.42%) CA
2 17 (10.56%) IBM
3 11 (6.83%) Oracle
4 7 (4.35%) Remedy
5 3 (1.86%) ATG
5 3 (1.86%) Informatica
5 3 (1.86%) Perforce
6 2 (1.24%) Citrix
6 2 (1.24%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.24%) HP
6 2 (1.24%) JDA
6 2 (1.24%) Lotus
6 2 (1.24%) OpenText
6 2 (1.24%) SAP
7 1 (0.62%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.62%) Cognos
7 1 (0.62%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.62%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.62%) Sun
7 1 (0.62%) Talend
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