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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 96 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 1.42% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 4.77% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£425 £438 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +70.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £408 £288
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +41.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -
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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
420 377 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.94% 29.73% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 203 160
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 21
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.27 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.70 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (75.00%) SAS
3 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
3 11 (68.75%) Data Analysis
3 11 (68.75%) Base SAS
3 11 (68.75%) Data Extraction
3 11 (68.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 10 (62.50%) REXX
5 8 (50.00%) Banking
5 8 (50.00%) System Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) Migration
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
8 2 (12.50%) COBOL
8 2 (12.50%) CICS
8 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
8 2 (12.50%) JCL
8 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 1 (6.25%) Change Management
9 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (6.25%) VSAM
9 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.25%) ISPF
9 1 (6.25%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
9 1 (6.25%) QA

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (75.00%) SAS
2 2 (12.50%) CICS
3 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Base SAS
1 11 (68.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Easytrieve
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) SAS Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (68.75%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.25%) VSAM
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
1 11 (68.75%) Data Analysis
2 8 (50.00%) System Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) REXX
2 2 (12.50%) JCL
2 2 (12.50%) COBOL
2 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.25%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
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