The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 65 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 36 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.02% 1.61% 3.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.04% 6.30% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 20
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £341 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
596 381 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.52% 25.52% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 218 191
Median daily rate £387 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £35.80 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 - -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Mainframe.

1 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 18 (30.00%) Migration
2 18 (30.00%) Banking
3 17 (28.33%) CA
3 17 (28.33%) Unix
4 16 (26.67%) Windows
5 14 (23.33%) IBM
6 10 (16.67%) DB2
7 8 (13.33%) SQL
7 8 (13.33%) Middleware
7 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 7 (11.67%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (11.67%) zOS
8 7 (11.67%) COBOL
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle
9 6 (10.00%) Service Management
10 5 (8.33%) Change Management
10 5 (8.33%) Tandem
10 5 (8.33%) AIX
10 5 (8.33%) Java
11 4 (6.67%) J2EE
11 4 (6.67%) Linux
11 4 (6.67%) ATM
11 4 (6.67%) EMV
11 4 (6.67%) CICS
11 4 (6.67%) JCL
11 4 (6.67%) Retail
11 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
11 4 (6.67%) BASE24
11 4 (6.67%) QA

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 4 (6.67%) CICS
1 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) BASE24
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) ATM
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) FTP
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) HTTP
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (3.33%) MS Access
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
1 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 18 (30.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Architect
3 9 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Mainframe Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Mainframe Architect
6 5 (8.33%) DBA
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Migration Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Middleware
2 4 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.67%) ISPF
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.33%) Tandem
4 4 (6.67%) EMV
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.67%) AS400
6 1 (1.67%) iSeries
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Unix
2 16 (26.67%) Windows
3 7 (11.67%) zOS
4 5 (8.33%) AIX
5 4 (6.67%) Linux
6 3 (5.00%) MVS
7 2 (3.33%) HPUX
7 2 (3.33%) OS/2
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) OS/390
8 1 (1.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Migration
2 6 (10.00%) Service Management
3 5 (8.33%) Change Management
4 3 (5.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (5.00%) ITIL
4 3 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.00%) Test Management
5 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (3.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
5 2 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) COBOL
3 5 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (6.67%) JCL
5 3 (5.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) ACCA
3 1 (1.67%) CIMA
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.00%) RACF
1 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.33%) DameWare
2 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (3.33%) zSecure
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) CA
2 14 (23.33%) IBM
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) EMC
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) LexisNexis
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Qualys
5 1 (1.67%) Remedy
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
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