The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 147 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +11
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 8 81 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 1.95% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 6.40% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 32 29
Median daily rate £500 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +37.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £316 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £663 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £92.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -71.96%
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
942 1266 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.99% 30.41% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 690 548
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £219 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.68 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.32% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.35 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £31.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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 Mainframe across the North West region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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 Mainframe across the North West region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Manchester -42 4 £500 +5.26%
Cheshire +6 1 £425 -2.57% 1
Merseyside -4 1 £300 -14.28%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 56 (54.37%) Finance
2 32 (31.07%) CA
3 28 (27.18%) Unix
4 20 (19.42%) Windows
5 19 (18.45%) DB2
5 19 (18.45%) Migration
6 18 (17.48%) Oracle
7 16 (15.53%) AIX
7 16 (15.53%) SQL
8 13 (12.62%) Linux
8 13 (12.62%) Middleware
8 13 (12.62%) IBM
9 12 (11.65%) Banking
10 11 (10.68%) COBOL
11 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
12 9 (8.74%) Data Centre
12 9 (8.74%) Solaris
12 9 (8.74%) Project Management
13 8 (7.77%) Java
13 8 (7.77%) HPUX
13 8 (7.77%) Service Management
14 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
14 7 (6.80%) Tandem
14 7 (6.80%) ITIL
14 7 (6.80%) DHCP
14 7 (6.80%) zOS
14 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
14 7 (6.80%) EMC
14 7 (6.80%) Citrix

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (4.85%) SAS
2 2 (1.94%) CICS
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) BASE24
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) DHCP
2 6 (5.83%) ATM
2 6 (5.83%) Firewall
3 3 (2.91%) LAN
3 3 (2.91%) SMTP
3 3 (2.91%) WAN
4 2 (1.94%) FTP
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.97%) HTTP
5 1 (0.97%) IPsec
5 1 (0.97%) MPLS
5 1 (0.97%) OSPF
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) VLAN
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) DB2
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) Ingres
4 3 (2.91%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.97%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.97%) Firebug
2 1 (0.97%) JMeter
2 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.97%) The Grinder
2 1 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 56 (54.37%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Billing
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Analyst
2 29 (28.16%) Mainframe Analyst
2 29 (28.16%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
2 29 (28.16%) Operations Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) Architect
4 11 (10.68%) DBA
4 11 (10.68%) Developer
5 6 (5.83%) Environment Manager
5 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.85%) BASE24 Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Technical Support
6 5 (4.85%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) BASE24 Support
7 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Test Environment Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) Middleware
2 6 (5.83%) J2EE
3 1 (0.97%) ISPF
3 1 (0.97%) SOAP
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.80%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.80%) Tandem
3 6 (5.83%) EMV
4 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) HACMP
6 1 (0.97%) iSeries
6 1 (0.97%) RIA
6 1 (0.97%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Unix
2 20 (19.42%) Windows
3 16 (15.53%) AIX
4 13 (12.62%) Linux
5 9 (8.74%) Solaris
6 8 (7.77%) HPUX
7 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.80%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) Migration
2 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (8.74%) Project Management
4 8 (7.77%) Service Management
5 7 (6.80%) Coaching
5 7 (6.80%) ITIL
6 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.83%) Demand Forecasting
6 6 (5.83%) Supplier Management
7 5 (4.85%) CRM
7 5 (4.85%) Database Security
7 5 (4.85%) Document Composition
7 5 (4.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.88%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.88%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (2.91%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) COBOL
3 8 (7.77%) Java
4 5 (4.85%) JCL
5 3 (2.91%) LINC
6 1 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) CCIE
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.97%) CCDP
4 1 (0.97%) HNC
4 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) GPFS
2 1 (0.97%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.97%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (31.07%) CA
2 18 (17.48%) Oracle
3 13 (12.62%) IBM
4 7 (6.80%) Citrix
4 7 (6.80%) EMC
5 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.91%) Micro Focus
6 3 (2.91%) Unisys
7 2 (1.94%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.97%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.97%) ATG
8 1 (0.97%) Axway
8 1 (0.97%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.97%) F5
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.97%) SAP
8 1 (0.97%) Sun
8 1 (0.97%) VMware
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