The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 -

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
228 296 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.94% 32.14% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 166 127
Median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £15.00 £24.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+266.66% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.22 £15.00 £22.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IBM Mainframe
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 17 (100.00%) Unix
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) AIX
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
1 17 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
1 17 (100.00%) NetApp
2 15 (88.24%) Law
2 15 (88.24%) Data Centre
3 14 (82.35%) EMC VNX
3 14 (82.35%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) EMC
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Flash
7 1 (5.88%) SnapMirror

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 15 (88.24%) Law
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Storage Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 15 (88.24%) Data Centre
3 14 (82.35%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (82.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) AIX
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.88%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
1 17 (100.00%) NetApp
2 14 (82.35%) EMC
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle