The first table below looks at the demand for the Mainframe Operator role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe Operator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframe Operator
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Operator 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1178 1065 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.31% 93.50% 90.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 531 625
Average daily rate £338 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 103
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Mainframe Operator
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Mainframe Operator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe Operator in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mainframe Operator Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mainframe Operator
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Mainframe Operator in their job title 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 with Mainframe Operator in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) MVS
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Mainframe Operator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Mainframe Operator in their job title 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 with Mainframe Operator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) MVS
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM