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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 2.13% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 6.75% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 7
Median daily rate £500 £405 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £330 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £479 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.39% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -34.17%

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
404 607 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.94% 31.48% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 319 221
Median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 15
Median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% +13.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.72 £29.40 £20.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 30 (68.18%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) CA
3 13 (29.55%) Unix
4 9 (20.45%) COBOL
5 8 (18.18%) IBM
5 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Banking
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Tandem
7 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 6 (13.64%) SQL
8 5 (11.36%) J2EE
8 5 (11.36%) Java
8 5 (11.36%) ATM
8 5 (11.36%) BASE24
8 5 (11.36%) Firewall
8 5 (11.36%) EMV
8 5 (11.36%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (11.36%) Coaching
8 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
9 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 4 (9.09%) Middleware
9 4 (9.09%) Windows
9 4 (9.09%) AIX
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle
10 3 (6.82%) SAS
10 3 (6.82%) Linux
10 3 (6.82%) LAN
10 3 (6.82%) WAN

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 3 (6.82%) SAS
2 2 (4.55%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) ATM
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) SMTP
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) IPsec
4 1 (2.27%) MPLS
4 1 (2.27%) OSPF
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VLAN
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.27%) Firebug
1 1 (2.27%) JMeter
1 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.27%) The Grinder
1 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 30 (68.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Mainframe Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) BASE24 Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) BASE24 Support
5 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Commercial Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) J2EE
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) ISPF
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 6 (13.64%) Tandem
2 5 (11.36%) EMV
2 5 (11.36%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) VSAM
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) HACMP
5 1 (2.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Unix
2 4 (9.09%) AIX
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
2 7 (15.91%) Project Management
3 5 (11.36%) Coaching
3 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
4 3 (6.82%) Change Management
4 3 (6.82%) Use Case
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.27%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) COBOL
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) JCL
5 2 (4.55%) LINC
6 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CCIE
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) GPFS
1 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
1 1 (2.27%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) CA
2 8 (18.18%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Unisys
5 1 (2.27%) Axway
5 1 (2.27%) F5
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (2.27%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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