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 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
Mainframes
England / London
Rank 362 349 334
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 45 67 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.92% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 39
Median daily rate £538 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £800 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £21.69 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -45.08%

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%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -1 9 £558 +23.88% 2
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 33 (36.26%) Banking
2 29 (31.87%) Finance
3 24 (26.37%) Java
4 21 (23.08%) Unix
4 21 (23.08%) IBM
5 20 (21.98%) Windows
5 20 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.48%) Migration
6 15 (16.48%) Oracle
7 14 (15.38%) DB2
8 13 (14.29%) SQL
8 13 (14.29%) Project Management
9 12 (13.19%) .NET
10 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.99%) Linux
11 10 (10.99%) SOA
12 9 (9.89%) COBOL
12 9 (9.89%) JCL
12 9 (9.89%) Investment Banking
13 8 (8.79%) IBM Sterling
13 8 (8.79%) Degree
13 8 (8.79%) zOS
13 8 (8.79%) Adabas
13 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
13 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
13 8 (8.79%) Big Data
14 7 (7.69%) Analytics
14 7 (7.69%) Release Management
14 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.69%) Microsoft

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 7 (7.69%) CICS
2 5 (5.49%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.40%) Mule
3 4 (4.40%) Mule ESB
4 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.30%) SAS
5 2 (2.20%) Anypoint
5 2 (2.20%) GemFire
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (2.20%) Temenos T24
1 2 (2.20%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.20%) Bluemix
2 2 (2.20%) GitHub
2 2 (2.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) SAN
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) MPLS
3 2 (2.20%) LAN
3 2 (2.20%) VPN
3 2 (2.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.10%) DMZ
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) FTP
4 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.10%) LDAP
4 1 (1.10%) Network Security
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (1.10%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) DB2
2 8 (8.79%) Adabas
2 8 (8.79%) Big Data
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.20%) DataStage
5 2 (2.20%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) BODI
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) GIS
6 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) ERwin
1 3 (3.30%) Maven
2 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.20%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (2.20%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (2.20%) Selenium
2 2 (2.20%) Subversion
2 2 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.10%) Hudson
3 1 (1.10%) JBehave
3 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.10%) JMeter
3 1 (1.10%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.10%) Toad
3 1 (1.10%) VersionOne
General
1 33 (36.26%) Banking
2 29 (31.87%) Finance
3 9 (9.89%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Retail
5 4 (4.40%) Marketing
6 3 (3.30%) Back Office
6 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.10%) Advertising
8 1 (1.10%) Electronics
8 1 (1.10%) Front Office
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Architect
2 15 (16.48%) Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Data Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Data Centre Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Data Migration Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Migration Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Designer
7 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Implementation Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Integration Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.30%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) .NET
2 7 (7.69%) J2EE
2 7 (7.69%) Middleware
3 6 (6.59%) HTML
3 6 (6.59%) REST
3 6 (6.59%) SOAP
4 5 (5.49%) HTML5
4 5 (5.49%) JMS
4 5 (5.49%) Spring
5 4 (4.40%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.40%) OAuth
5 4 (4.40%) SAML
6 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.30%) XML
6 3 (3.30%) XML Schema
7 2 (2.20%) ISPF
7 2 (2.20%) Java EE
7 2 (2.20%) Kafka
7 2 (2.20%) Web Services
7 2 (2.20%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.59%) iSeries
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.40%) Derivative
5 4 (4.40%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.40%) iPad
5 4 (4.40%) SWIFT
5 4 (4.40%) Tandem
6 3 (3.30%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (3.30%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.30%) Equities
6 3 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.30%) VSAM
7 2 (2.20%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.20%) Replication
8 1 (1.10%) Clustering
8 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Unix
2 20 (21.98%) Windows
3 10 (10.99%) Linux
4 8 (8.79%) zOS
5 6 (6.59%) AIX
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.20%) MVS
8 1 (1.10%) Solaris
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.48%) Migration
3 13 (14.29%) Project Management
4 10 (10.99%) SOA
5 7 (7.69%) Analytics
5 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.69%) Release Management
5 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.69%) Workflow
6 6 (6.59%) DevOps
6 6 (6.59%) EAI
6 6 (6.59%) MVC
6 6 (6.59%) Network Management
6 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.59%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (5.49%) CRM
7 5 (5.49%) ETL
7 5 (5.49%) ITIL
7 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) Java
2 13 (14.29%) SQL
3 9 (9.89%) COBOL
3 9 (9.89%) JCL
4 6 (6.59%) NATURAL
5 5 (5.49%) C#
6 2 (2.20%) C++
6 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.20%) Python
6 2 (2.20%) R
6 2 (2.20%) Scala
7 1 (1.10%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.10%) C
7 1 (1.10%) LINC
7 1 (1.10%) PL/1
7 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.10%) REXX
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) ACCA
4 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.20%) CIMA
4 2 (2.20%) CISA
4 2 (2.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO20022
2 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (2.20%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.20%) XenApp
2 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) CloudHub
1 4 (4.40%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (3.30%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.20%) CA Endevor
3 2 (2.20%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) Ansible
4 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) IBM
2 15 (16.48%) Oracle
3 8 (8.79%) IBM Sterling
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.59%) Software AG
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco
6 4 (4.40%) Informatica
6 4 (4.40%) MuleSoft
6 4 (4.40%) SAP
7 3 (3.30%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) Splunk
7 3 (3.30%) Sun
7 3 (3.30%) Unisys
7 3 (3.30%) VMware
8 2 (2.20%) BMC
8 2 (2.20%) CA
8 2 (2.20%) Calypso
8 2 (2.20%) Citrix
8 2 (2.20%) Remedy
8 2 (2.20%) Temenos
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