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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 42 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 45 30 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.39% 2.47% 4.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.47% 11.86% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 13
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£488 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £354 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
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
334 253 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.17% 20.82% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 142 144
Average daily rate £370 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £25.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -34.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.52 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.56 £20.67 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 41 (53.25%) Finance
2 29 (37.66%) Oracle
3 27 (35.06%) IBM
4 25 (32.47%) Windows
4 25 (32.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 24 (31.17%) UNIX
6 16 (20.78%) Web Services
7 15 (19.48%) Banking
7 15 (19.48%) WebCenter
8 14 (18.18%) DB2
9 12 (15.58%) AIX
9 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
9 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (15.58%) Information Security
9 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
10 11 (14.29%) Linux
10 11 (14.29%) Middleware
11 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
11 10 (12.99%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
13 8 (10.39%) DOM
13 8 (10.39%) Front Office
13 8 (10.39%) Back Office
13 8 (10.39%) Migration
14 7 (9.09%) Economics
14 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
15 6 (7.79%) Project Management
15 6 (7.79%) PMI
15 6 (7.79%) PMP
15 6 (7.79%) PMI Certification

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
1 5 (6.49%) CICS
2 2 (2.60%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) LDAP
3 1 (1.30%) ATM
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) SMS
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) SNA
3 1 (1.30%) DMZ
3 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) DB2
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 41 (53.25%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Banking
3 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
4 8 (10.39%) Front Office
4 8 (10.39%) Back Office
5 6 (7.79%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Architect
2 14 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 13 (16.88%) Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Portal Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Oracle Portal Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) IT Auditor
7 5 (6.49%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Auditor
7 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.90%) IT Risk Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) Web Services
2 15 (19.48%) WebCenter
3 11 (14.29%) Middleware
4 8 (10.39%) DOM
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (1.30%) JSF
6 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.09%) Economics
4 6 (7.79%) PMI
5 5 (6.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) LPAR
6 1 (1.30%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 24 (31.17%) UNIX
3 12 (15.58%) AIX
4 11 (14.29%) Linux
5 6 (7.79%) HPUX
5 6 (7.79%) Solaris
6 3 (3.90%) MVS
7 2 (2.60%) zOS
8 1 (1.30%) SUSE
8 1 (1.30%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (15.58%) Information Security
2 10 (12.99%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.39%) Migration
5 6 (7.79%) Project Management
6 5 (6.49%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (6.49%) SOA
6 5 (6.49%) ETL
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.90%) Database Security
8 2 (2.60%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.60%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.60%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.60%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (1.30%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.30%) Test Management
9 1 (1.30%) V-Model
9 1 (1.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) COBOL
2 2 (2.60%) Java
2 2 (2.60%) C
3 1 (1.30%) JCL
3 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) PMP
2 6 (7.79%) PMI Certification
2 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Control-M
2 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle
2 27 (35.06%) IBM
3 6 (7.79%) Intel
4 4 (5.19%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) Sun
5 3 (3.90%) CA
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.60%) Sybase
6 2 (2.60%) Endeca
6 2 (2.60%) Teradata
6 2 (2.60%) FatWire
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (1.30%) Syncsort
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.30%) Imperva
7 1 (1.30%) F5
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