The first 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 30 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 43 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 45 29 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.66% 2.55% 4.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.68% 12.66% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 12
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£496 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.06% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £354 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £337
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -17.24%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
287 229 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.33% 20.12% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 118 124
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Mainframe
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 40 (51.28%) Finance
2 30 (38.46%) Oracle
3 28 (35.90%) Windows
3 28 (35.90%) IBM
4 27 (34.62%) UNIX
5 26 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 16 (20.51%) Web Services
7 15 (19.23%) WebCenter
8 14 (17.95%) DB2
8 14 (17.95%) Banking
9 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
10 12 (15.38%) Information Security
11 11 (14.10%) Middleware
11 11 (14.10%) AIX
12 10 (12.82%) Linux
12 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
14 8 (10.26%) Front Office
14 8 (10.26%) Back Office
14 8 (10.26%) Firewall
14 8 (10.26%) DOM
14 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
15 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
15 7 (8.97%) Migration
15 7 (8.97%) Economics
16 6 (7.69%) Intel
16 6 (7.69%) PMI
16 6 (7.69%) PMP

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.41%) CICS
1 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Firewall
2 5 (6.41%) LDAP
3 3 (3.85%) LAN
3 3 (3.85%) WAN
4 2 (2.56%) NAS
4 2 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.28%) DMZ
5 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) SNA
5 1 (1.28%) SMS
5 1 (1.28%) ATM
5 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) DB2
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 40 (51.28%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Banking
3 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 8 (10.26%) Front Office
4 8 (10.26%) Back Office
5 4 (5.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Architect
2 15 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 13 (16.67%) Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Portal Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Oracle Portal Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Auditor
7 5 (6.41%) IT Auditor
7 5 (6.41%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Information Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.85%) IT Risk Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.56%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) Web Services
2 15 (19.23%) WebCenter
3 11 (14.10%) Middleware
4 8 (10.26%) DOM
5 1 (1.28%) .NET
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (1.28%) JSF
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.97%) Economics
4 6 (7.69%) PMI
5 5 (6.41%) PKI
6 2 (2.56%) CMDB
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) LPAR
7 1 (1.28%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) UNIX
3 11 (14.10%) AIX
4 10 (12.82%) Linux
5 5 (6.41%) HPUX
5 5 (6.41%) Solaris
6 3 (3.85%) MVS
7 2 (2.56%) zOS
8 1 (1.28%) OS/390
8 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Information Security
2 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.97%) Migration
5 5 (6.41%) ETL
5 5 (6.41%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.13%) Project Management
7 3 (3.85%) SOA
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL
7 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.85%) Database Security
8 2 (2.56%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.56%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) COBOL
2 2 (2.56%) Java
2 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) C
3 1 (1.28%) JCL
3 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) PMP
2 6 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Control-M
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.28%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Oracle
2 28 (35.90%) IBM
3 6 (7.69%) Intel
4 4 (5.13%) VMware
4 4 (5.13%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) CA
5 3 (3.85%) Sun
6 2 (2.56%) Endeca
6 2 (2.56%) Teradata
6 2 (2.56%) FatWire
6 2 (2.56%) Sybase
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.28%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.28%) F5
7 1 (1.28%) Imperva
7 1 (1.28%) Syncsort
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