The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe 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 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 300 276 335
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +59
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 112 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 1.62% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 76 40
Average daily rate £458 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.30% -13.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £394 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.96 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+9.08% +1.43%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7582 7099 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.34% 32.86% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 4946 5867
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 167 227
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £54.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 29 £425 +3.03% 2
Bromley +4 7 £575 +76.92% 3
Hayes - - - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mainframe also 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 that cited Mainframe.

1 96 (37.65%) DB2
2 78 (30.59%) IBM
3 67 (26.27%) Finance
4 63 (24.71%) Banking
5 57 (22.35%) Windows
6 46 (18.04%) UNIX
6 46 (18.04%) Linux
7 45 (17.65%) Middleware
8 44 (17.25%) CICS
8 44 (17.25%) zOS
9 40 (15.69%) Retail
10 38 (14.90%) COBOL
11 37 (14.51%) JCL
12 36 (14.12%) Oracle
13 32 (12.55%) Tivoli
14 30 (11.76%) ISPF
15 29 (11.37%) Java
16 27 (10.59%) Project Management
16 27 (10.59%) Change Management
17 24 (9.41%) SQL
18 22 (8.63%) Incident Management
19 21 (8.24%) JIRA
20 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (7.84%) Ab Initio
21 19 (7.45%) E-Commerce
22 18 (7.06%) SQL Server
22 18 (7.06%) AIX
22 18 (7.06%) Migration
22 18 (7.06%) Investment Banking
22 18 (7.06%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mainframe also 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 that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (17.25%) CICS
2 17 (6.67%) Confluence
3 12 (4.71%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 9 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.14%) Gentran
6 5 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.96%) SAS
7 3 (1.18%) IIS
8 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.78%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.96%) MS Office
2 5 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.39%) BASE24
2 1 (0.39%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.39%) Lawson
2 1 (0.39%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.31%) SSL
1 11 (4.31%) Intranet
2 10 (3.92%) FTP
2 10 (3.92%) LDAP
3 9 (3.53%) Firewall
3 9 (3.53%) Internet
4 8 (3.14%) DMZ
4 8 (3.14%) SAN
4 8 (3.14%) SMTP
5 4 (1.57%) Network Security
6 3 (1.18%) WAN
6 3 (1.18%) LAN
6 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.78%) VLAN
7 2 (0.78%) OSPF
7 2 (0.78%) HTTP
8 1 (0.39%) ATM
8 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (37.65%) DB2
2 18 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (6.27%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.78%) DTS
7 1 (0.39%) Easytrieve
7 1 (0.39%) IDMS
7 1 (0.39%) QlikView
7 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 21 (8.24%) JIRA
2 13 (5.10%) Subversion
3 11 (4.31%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.96%) Toad
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.78%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.78%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) CA Gen
General
1 67 (26.27%) Finance
2 63 (24.71%) Banking
3 40 (15.69%) Retail
4 18 (7.06%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.71%) Advertising
6 8 (3.14%) Back Office
7 5 (1.96%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.57%) International Banking
8 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.18%) Publishing
10 2 (0.78%) Local Government
10 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (22.35%) Analyst
2 35 (13.73%) Architect
3 29 (11.37%) Developer
4 17 (6.67%) Programmer
5 16 (6.27%) Systems Analyst
6 14 (5.49%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.10%) Systems Programmer
8 12 (4.71%) Designer
9 10 (3.92%) Technical Leader
10 9 (3.53%) Mainframe Developer
10 9 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.53%) Administrator
10 9 (3.53%) Consultant
10 9 (3.53%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.14%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.14%) DBA
12 7 (2.75%) Enterprise Architect
13 6 (2.35%) Senior Architect
13 6 (2.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (17.65%) Middleware
2 30 (11.76%) ISPF
3 17 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (6.27%) .NET
4 16 (6.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 14 (5.49%) CSS
6 8 (3.14%) Web Services
7 7 (2.75%) XML
8 2 (0.78%) LINQ
8 2 (0.78%) WCF
8 2 (0.78%) FpML
8 2 (0.78%) Flash
8 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.78%) Spring
9 1 (0.39%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.39%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.39%) EDI
9 1 (0.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.06%) IBM Mainframe
2 14 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.10%) iSeries
4 12 (4.71%) EPoS
4 12 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.92%) GIS
6 9 (3.53%) Clustering
7 8 (3.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.14%) AS400
8 6 (2.35%) Equities
9 5 (1.96%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.96%) Tandem
10 4 (1.57%) VSAM
11 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.78%) DataPower
11 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.78%) iPad
11 2 (0.78%) CMDB
11 2 (0.78%) Statistics
11 2 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.35%) Windows
2 46 (18.04%) UNIX
2 46 (18.04%) Linux
3 44 (17.25%) zOS
4 18 (7.06%) AIX
5 9 (3.53%) Solaris
6 3 (1.18%) SUSE
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.18%) MVS
6 3 (1.18%) VME
6 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.39%) HPUX
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (10.59%) Project Management
1 27 (10.59%) Change Management
2 22 (8.63%) Incident Management
3 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (7.45%) E-Commerce
5 18 (7.06%) Migration
6 17 (6.67%) ITIL
7 13 (5.10%) PRINCE2
7 13 (5.10%) Knowledge Management
8 12 (4.71%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.31%) Information Security
9 11 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.92%) Test Scripting
10 10 (3.92%) SOA
10 10 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.92%) Information Management
11 9 (3.53%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (3.53%) TOGAF
11 9 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.90%) COBOL
2 37 (14.51%) JCL
3 29 (11.37%) Java
4 24 (9.41%) SQL
5 14 (5.49%) REXX
6 11 (4.31%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.78%) Scala
7 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.78%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) Python
8 1 (0.39%) C
8 1 (0.39%) VBA
8 1 (0.39%) Perl
8 1 (0.39%) PHP
8 1 (0.39%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.39%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 7 (2.75%) GIAC
1 7 (2.75%) CISA
1 7 (2.75%) CISSP
1 7 (2.75%) Degree
2 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.78%) PMP
3 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.18%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) GAAP
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (3.14%) RACF
3 5 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.18%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) ACF2
5 2 (0.78%) SRDF
5 2 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 32 (12.55%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (2.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 6 (2.35%) CA Endevor
5 5 (1.96%) Control-M
6 4 (1.57%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.18%) MAINVIEW
7 3 (1.18%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.39%) SCOM
9 1 (0.39%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 78 (30.59%) IBM
2 36 (14.12%) Oracle
3 20 (7.84%) Ab Initio
4 17 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.88%) webMethods
6 13 (5.10%) Citrix
7 12 (4.71%) EMC
8 10 (3.92%) CA
9 9 (3.53%) ServiceNow
10 8 (3.14%) BMC
11 7 (2.75%) VMware
12 4 (1.57%) NetApp
12 4 (1.57%) Cisco
13 3 (1.18%) Sun
13 3 (1.18%) Hitachi
13 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.18%) Murex
13 3 (1.18%) HP
14 2 (0.78%) Brocade
14 2 (0.78%) Bloomberg
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