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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 37 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 51 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.07% 2.51% 4.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.53% 11.62% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 12
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £337
% change year-on-year
- +18.69%
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
291 241 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.21% 21.61% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 121 120
Average daily rate £375 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.38 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -42.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.93 £21.73 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
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 23 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 23 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 41 (52.56%) Finance
2 30 (38.46%) Oracle
3 29 (37.18%) IBM
4 27 (34.62%) UNIX
4 27 (34.62%) Windows
4 27 (34.62%) IBM Mainframe
5 16 (20.51%) Web Services
6 15 (19.23%) Banking
6 15 (19.23%) WebCenter
7 14 (17.95%) DB2
8 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 12 (15.38%) Information Security
10 11 (14.10%) AIX
11 10 (12.82%) Middleware
11 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 10 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (11.54%) Linux
13 8 (10.26%) DOM
13 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
13 8 (10.26%) Front Office
13 8 (10.26%) Back Office
13 8 (10.26%) Firewall
14 7 (8.97%) Economics
14 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
14 7 (8.97%) Intel
15 6 (7.69%) PMI
15 6 (7.69%) PMP
15 6 (7.69%) PMI Certification

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
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%) SAN
4 2 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) DB2
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 41 (52.56%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Banking
3 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (10.26%) Front Office
4 8 (10.26%) Back Office
5 4 (5.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
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%) IT Auditor
7 5 (6.41%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Auditor
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) IT Risk Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Risk Consultant
10 2 (2.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) Web Services
2 15 (19.23%) WebCenter
3 10 (12.82%) 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 27 (34.62%) 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%) DataPower
7 1 (1.28%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) UNIX
1 27 (34.62%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) AIX
3 9 (11.54%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) HPUX
4 4 (5.13%) Solaris
5 3 (3.85%) MVS
6 2 (2.56%) zOS
7 1 (1.28%) SUSE
7 1 (1.28%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Information Security
2 10 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.69%) 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%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.56%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Validation
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%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.28%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) 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%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.28%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Oracle
2 29 (37.18%) IBM
3 7 (8.97%) Intel
4 4 (5.13%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) Sun
5 3 (3.85%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) CA
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) FatWire
6 2 (2.56%) Sybase
6 2 (2.56%) Teradata
6 2 (2.56%) Endeca
7 1 (1.28%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (1.28%) Syncsort
7 1 (1.28%) Imperva
7 1 (1.28%) F5
7 1 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix
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