The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 146 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 10 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 2.07% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Average daily rate £400 £295 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £394
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £37.50
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1241 869 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.65% 27.60% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 496 467
Average daily rate £400 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.42 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 8 £400 -7.08%
Cheshire -11 1 £600 +29.72% 1
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (80.00%) Finance
3 13 (65.00%) Banking
4 11 (55.00%) Unix
5 9 (45.00%) J2EE
6 6 (30.00%) Tandem
7 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 5 (25.00%) BASE24
7 5 (25.00%) COBOL
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) ATM
7 5 (25.00%) EMV
8 4 (20.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) Change Management
9 3 (15.00%) SAS
9 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
9 3 (15.00%) Demand Management
10 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
10 2 (10.00%) Release Management
10 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Management

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) SAS
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) CICS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) ATM
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) SMS
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) SNA
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (5.00%) DataStage
1 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Designer
4 1 (5.00%) SAS Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (30.00%) Tandem
3 5 (25.00%) EMV
4 2 (10.00%) PKI
4 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.00%) EFT
5 1 (5.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
2 2 (10.00%) zOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Demand Management
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) COBOL
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (5.00%) RACF
2 1 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (5.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) CA
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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