The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 128 128 129
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 1.07% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £520 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £332 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.72% -3.75%
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
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
908 934 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.99% 29.31% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 434 421
Median daily rate £344 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £65.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Edinburgh -13 2 £520 +38.66%
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (61.54%) CICS
2 8 (61.54%) DB2
3 7 (53.85%) AIX
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Unix
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) COBOL
5 5 (38.46%) Data Management
5 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) vSphere
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (30.77%) Smart Meter
6 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (30.77%) Billing
6 4 (30.77%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Middleware
7 3 (23.08%) zOS
7 3 (23.08%) CA
8 2 (15.38%) REXX
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (61.54%) CICS
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) AquaLogic
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.69%) Tuxedo
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) DB2
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Build Forge
General
1 4 (30.77%) Billing
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) DB2 Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (7.69%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (7.69%) ISPF
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (30.77%) Smart Meter
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) AIX
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) zOS
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) OS/390
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Management
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
1 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 4 (30.77%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) QMS
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) COBOL
2 2 (15.38%) REXX
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JCL
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) RACF
2 1 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
2 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) CA
6 1 (7.69%) Axway
6 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
6 1 (7.69%) Sun