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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / London
Rank 362 316 351
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +35
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 42 82 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 1.10% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 52 28
Median daily rate £550 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £428 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £778 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.39% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 - £13.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -34.17%

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
7004 7452 7663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.15% 36.31% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4818 5126 5397
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 £313 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 134 153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 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 -9 9 £558 +20.54% 3
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 36 (33.33%) Banking
2 33 (30.56%) Finance
3 29 (26.85%) Migration
4 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (21.30%) IBM
6 22 (20.37%) Java
7 19 (17.59%) Unix
8 18 (16.67%) Windows
8 18 (16.67%) DB2
9 17 (15.74%) Adabas
9 17 (15.74%) Project Management
10 15 (13.89%) NATURAL
10 15 (13.89%) Oracle
11 14 (12.96%) Software AG
11 14 (12.96%) Data Centre
12 13 (12.04%) zOS
12 13 (12.04%) JCL
12 13 (12.04%) COBOL
13 12 (11.11%) SQL
13 12 (11.11%) .NET
13 12 (11.11%) Linux
13 12 (11.11%) CICS
14 11 (10.19%) SOA
14 11 (10.19%) Data Migration
15 10 (9.26%) Data Analysis
16 9 (8.33%) Data Mapping
16 9 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
17 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
17 8 (7.41%) SAN
17 8 (7.41%) J2EE

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 12 (11.11%) CICS
2 5 (4.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.70%) Mule
3 4 (3.70%) Mule ESB
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.85%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) GemFire
5 2 (1.85%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.85%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.85%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.85%) Bluemix
2 2 (1.85%) GitHub
2 2 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) SAN
2 5 (4.63%) Firewall
2 5 (4.63%) MPLS
3 4 (3.70%) LAN
4 3 (2.78%) WAN
5 2 (1.85%) Network Security
5 2 (1.85%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) DNS
6 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.93%) LDAP
6 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) DB2
2 17 (15.74%) Adabas
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.56%) Big Data
5 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.85%) BODI
6 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.85%) DataStage
6 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.85%) Redis
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) ERwin
1 3 (2.78%) Maven
2 2 (1.85%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.85%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.85%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.85%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (1.85%) Selenium
2 2 (1.85%) Subversion
2 2 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.93%) Hudson
3 1 (0.93%) JBehave
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.93%) JMeter
3 1 (0.93%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (0.93%) Toad
3 1 (0.93%) VersionOne
General
1 36 (33.33%) Banking
2 33 (30.56%) Finance
3 8 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.56%) Retail
5 5 (4.63%) Marketing
6 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.78%) Back Office
8 2 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Law
9 1 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.93%) French Language
9 1 (0.93%) Front Office
9 1 (0.93%) German Language
9 1 (0.93%) Legal
9 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Architect
2 19 (17.59%) Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 9 (8.33%) Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Migration Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Data Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Data Migration Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Data Migration Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Migration Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Designer
8 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Integration Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Mainframe Project Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) J2EE
3 7 (6.48%) Middleware
4 6 (5.56%) HTML
4 6 (5.56%) REST
4 6 (5.56%) SOAP
5 5 (4.63%) HTML5
5 5 (4.63%) JMS
5 5 (4.63%) Spring
6 4 (3.70%) OAuth
6 4 (3.70%) SAML
6 4 (3.70%) XML
6 4 (3.70%) XML Schema
7 3 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.78%) Web Services
8 2 (1.85%) EJB
8 2 (1.85%) JAXB
8 2 (1.85%) JSF
8 2 (1.85%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.70%) iPad
5 4 (3.70%) iSeries
5 4 (3.70%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.70%) Tandem
6 3 (2.78%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.78%) Equities
6 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.78%) VSAM
7 2 (1.85%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.85%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) Derivative
8 1 (0.93%) Economics
8 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) Unix
2 18 (16.67%) Windows
3 13 (12.04%) zOS
4 12 (11.11%) Linux
5 6 (5.56%) AIX
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.78%) MVS
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.85%) Solaris
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) Migration
2 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.74%) Project Management
4 11 (10.19%) Data Migration
4 11 (10.19%) SOA
5 10 (9.26%) Data Analysis
6 9 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 9 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
7 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.48%) Data Architecture
8 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.48%) Workflow
9 6 (5.56%) DevOps
9 6 (5.56%) EAI
9 6 (5.56%) ETL
9 6 (5.56%) MVC
9 6 (5.56%) Network Management
9 6 (5.56%) Release Management
9 6 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
9 6 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.37%) Java
2 15 (13.89%) NATURAL
3 13 (12.04%) COBOL
3 13 (12.04%) JCL
4 12 (11.11%) SQL
5 6 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.85%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.85%) C
7 2 (1.85%) C++
7 2 (1.85%) REXX
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) LINC
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) PL/1
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.56%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) ACCA
3 2 (1.85%) CIMA
3 2 (1.85%) CISA
3 2 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) SEPA
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) RACF
2 2 (1.85%) XenApp
2 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) CloudHub
1 4 (3.70%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.85%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.85%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (1.85%) OpenSSO
3 2 (1.85%) SCCM
3 2 (1.85%) zSecure
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) Legato
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) IBM
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle
3 14 (12.96%) Software AG
4 7 (6.48%) IBM Sterling
5 6 (5.56%) CA
6 5 (4.63%) Informatica
6 5 (4.63%) SAP
7 4 (3.70%) Cisco
7 4 (3.70%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.70%) Sun
8 3 (2.78%) HP
8 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.78%) Splunk
9 2 (1.85%) BMC
9 2 (1.85%) Calypso
9 2 (1.85%) Citrix
9 2 (1.85%) Cognos
9 2 (1.85%) Perforce
9 2 (1.85%) Sybase
9 2 (1.85%) Temenos
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Maclean Moore Consulting
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