The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 100 93 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 6 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.56% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 2.02% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Median daily rate - £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +28.20%
IBM Mainframe
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
634 494 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.10% 27.78% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 281 240
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.83 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £19.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) COBOL
3 6 (66.67%) ATM
3 6 (66.67%) EMV
3 6 (66.67%) BASE24
3 6 (66.67%) Tandem
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 6 (66.67%) Coaching
3 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) MVS
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (11.11%) CICS
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Support
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (66.67%) EMV
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) MVS
3 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Coaching
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) COBOL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle