The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 30 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.10% 0.48% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.64% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £394 £408
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +28.20%
IBM Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.22% 25.60% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 20
Median daily rate £500 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Midlands region.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Midlands region.

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Midlands region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM