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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 47 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 62 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.39% 3.26% 3.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.90% 11.66% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 17
Median daily rate £475 £468 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.34 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-13.77% +28.20%
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
626 506 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.26% 27.92% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 284 247
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £23.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (67.06%) Finance
2 38 (44.71%) CA
3 19 (22.35%) Unix
4 16 (18.82%) IBM
5 13 (15.29%) Windows
5 13 (15.29%) Migration
6 11 (12.94%) Banking
6 11 (12.94%) COBOL
7 10 (11.76%) SQL
7 10 (11.76%) Middleware
8 9 (10.59%) DB2
8 9 (10.59%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (9.41%) zOS
9 8 (9.41%) Tandem
9 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
10 7 (8.24%) Java
10 7 (8.24%) AIX
11 6 (7.06%) J2EE
11 6 (7.06%) Oracle
11 6 (7.06%) ATM
11 6 (7.06%) EMV
11 6 (7.06%) Project Management
11 6 (7.06%) Service Management
11 6 (7.06%) BASE24
11 6 (7.06%) Supplier Management
11 6 (7.06%) Coaching
12 5 (5.88%) JCL
13 4 (4.71%) FTP
13 4 (4.71%) Solaris
13 4 (4.71%) Linux

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 2 (2.35%) CICS
1 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) BASE24
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) ATM
2 4 (4.71%) Firewall
2 4 (4.71%) FTP
3 2 (2.35%) DHCP
3 2 (2.35%) HTTP
3 2 (2.35%) SMTP
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) DB2
2 2 (2.35%) MS Access
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
1 2 (2.35%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.35%) Toad
General
1 57 (67.06%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (54.12%) Analyst
2 33 (38.82%) Operations Analyst
3 32 (37.65%) Mainframe Analyst
3 32 (37.65%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Mainframe Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) DBA
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) Middleware
2 6 (7.06%) J2EE
3 2 (2.35%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (2.35%) ISPF
3 2 (2.35%) SOAP
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.41%) Tandem
3 6 (7.06%) EMV
4 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) iSeries
6 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.18%) AS400
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Unix
2 13 (15.29%) Windows
3 8 (9.41%) zOS
4 7 (8.24%) AIX
5 4 (4.71%) Linux
5 4 (4.71%) Solaris
6 3 (3.53%) HPUX
6 3 (3.53%) MVS
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.18%) OS/390
8 1 (1.18%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Migration
2 6 (7.06%) Coaching
2 6 (7.06%) Project Management
2 6 (7.06%) Service Management
2 6 (7.06%) Supplier Management
3 4 (4.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (4.71%) Risk Management
3 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.53%) Change Management
4 3 (3.53%) Defect Management
4 3 (3.53%) ITIL
4 3 (3.53%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (3.53%) Test Management
4 3 (3.53%) Validation
5 2 (2.35%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (2.35%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (2.35%) Load Testing
5 2 (2.35%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) COBOL
2 10 (11.76%) SQL
3 7 (8.24%) Java
4 5 (5.88%) JCL
5 3 (3.53%) LINC
6 2 (2.35%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.53%) RACF
2 2 (2.35%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) DameWare
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.35%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (2.35%) zSecure
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) CA
2 16 (18.82%) IBM
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.53%) Unisys
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.35%) EMC
5 2 (2.35%) HP
5 2 (2.35%) LexisNexis
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) Axway
6 1 (1.18%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.18%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.18%) Qualys
6 1 (1.18%) Remedy
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
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