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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 97 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.14% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.54% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £431 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.08% +30.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £37.50
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
562 372 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.43% 26.25% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 220 191
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 9 (69.23%) Banking
4 7 (53.85%) J2EE
5 5 (38.46%) BASE24
5 5 (38.46%) COBOL
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) ATM
5 5 (38.46%) EMV
5 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
5 5 (38.46%) Tandem
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (23.08%) SAS
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) MS Project
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 2 (15.38%) Release Management
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
7 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
7 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
8 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (7.69%) System Testing

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) ATM
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
1 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Support
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (38.46%) EMV
2 5 (38.46%) Tandem
3 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) COBOL
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) REXX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft