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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 72 76 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 0.17% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.86% 0.69% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£425 - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.95 £33.95
% change year-on-year
- -53.01%
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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
415 288 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.16% 23.80% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 165 175
Average daily rate £350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 48
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.67 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) IBM
1 29 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 19 (65.52%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) AIX
5 6 (20.69%) DB2
5 6 (20.69%) Intel
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) SOA
6 5 (17.24%) Banking
6 5 (17.24%) Retail
6 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (13.79%) CICS
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Sun
8 3 (10.34%) MVS
8 3 (10.34%) Teradata
8 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.90%) ETL
9 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 2 (6.90%) COBOL
9 2 (6.90%) UNIX
9 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
9 2 (6.90%) Firewall
9 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (3.45%) Software Testing

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (13.79%) CICS
2 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) DataStage
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Mainframe Operator
6 1 (3.45%) Principal Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (3.45%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) AIX
2 3 (10.34%) MVS
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) zOS
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) SOA
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) V-Model
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) COBOL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) Intel
4 3 (10.34%) Sun
4 3 (10.34%) Teradata
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) FatWire
6 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Endeca
6 1 (3.45%) F5