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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 81 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 22 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 2.19% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.71% 7.46% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 17
Median daily rate £375 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £404 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £401 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.18% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.90 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+18.72% -28.19%
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
593 496 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.28% 29.40% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 255 184
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £10.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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 2 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 32 (55.17%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Banking
3 21 (36.21%) IBM
4 20 (34.48%) Unix
5 17 (29.31%) Windows
6 16 (27.59%) Migration
7 11 (18.97%) CICS
8 10 (17.24%) COBOL
8 10 (17.24%) DB2
8 10 (17.24%) CA
8 10 (17.24%) WebSphere
9 9 (15.52%) IBM Mainframe
9 9 (15.52%) Oracle
9 9 (15.52%) Linux
9 9 (15.52%) zOS
9 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
10 8 (13.79%) Middleware
10 8 (13.79%) Change Management
10 8 (13.79%) SQL
10 8 (13.79%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (12.07%) J2EE
11 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.34%) Tivoli
12 6 (10.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (10.34%) Tandem
12 6 (10.34%) Service Management
13 5 (8.62%) Retail
13 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.62%) BASE24
13 5 (8.62%) 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 11 (18.97%) CICS
2 10 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.45%) SAS
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) BASE24
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
1 1 (1.72%) PaaS
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) ATM
2 4 (6.90%) WinSCP
3 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) FTP
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (1.72%) SMS
5 1 (1.72%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) DB2
2 4 (6.90%) MS Access
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) Easytrieve
4 1 (1.72%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) HP UFT
1 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
1 4 (6.90%) Toad
2 1 (1.72%) CA Gen
General
1 32 (55.17%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Architect
2 15 (25.86%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Data Centre Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Mainframe Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) DBA
6 3 (5.17%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Migration Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Environment Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) IBM Integration Bus
1 8 (13.79%) Middleware
2 7 (12.07%) J2EE
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.17%) ISPF
5 2 (3.45%) SOAP
6 1 (1.72%) APPC
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
1 9 (15.52%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (10.34%) Tandem
3 5 (8.62%) EMV
4 4 (6.90%) Contactless
5 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.45%) VSAM
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) AS400
6 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.72%) iSeries
6 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Unix
2 17 (29.31%) Windows
3 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 9 (15.52%) zOS
4 2 (3.45%) OS/2
5 1 (1.72%) AIX
5 1 (1.72%) MVS
5 1 (1.72%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Migration
2 8 (13.79%) Change Management
3 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.34%) Service Management
5 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.90%) Load Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Validation
7 3 (5.17%) Analytics
7 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (5.17%) SEO
7 3 (5.17%) Tag Management
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.45%) Test Management
8 2 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) COBOL
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) JCL
5 3 (5.17%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) ACCA
2 1 (1.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (8.62%) RACF
3 3 (5.17%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.90%) DameWare
2 4 (6.90%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.45%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (3.45%) zSecure
4 1 (1.72%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) IBM
2 10 (17.24%) CA
3 9 (15.52%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) HP
4 4 (6.90%) LexisNexis
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) hybris
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