The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 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
Mainframes
Rank 80 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 56 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.26% 1.69% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.39% 5.79% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 21
Median daily rate £475 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +28.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+29.60% -9.09%
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
876 933 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.39% 29.16% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 448 432
Median daily rate £350 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 20
Median hourly rate £40.50 £18.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.00% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £48.35 £52.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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 Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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 -1 48 £475 +11.76% 2
Glasgow +3 5 £288 +10.57% 3
Renfrewshire -15 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 71 (62.83%) Finance
2 39 (34.51%) CA
3 34 (30.09%) Unix
4 28 (24.78%) Banking
5 27 (23.89%) IBM
6 25 (22.12%) Windows
7 17 (15.04%) Solaris
7 17 (15.04%) CICS
8 16 (14.16%) Data Centre
9 15 (13.27%) DB2
9 15 (13.27%) JCL
10 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (11.50%) AIX
11 13 (11.50%) IBM Mainframe
12 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
12 12 (10.62%) Migration
12 12 (10.62%) Service Management
13 11 (9.73%) Service Delivery
13 11 (9.73%) Law
13 11 (9.73%) RACF
13 11 (9.73%) zOS
14 10 (8.85%) FTP
14 10 (8.85%) Web Services
14 10 (8.85%) Oracle
14 10 (8.85%) Java
15 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
15 9 (7.96%) Identity Management
15 9 (7.96%) ISPF
15 9 (7.96%) PKI
15 9 (7.96%) Tandem

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 17 (15.04%) CICS
2 7 (6.19%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.77%) PowerExchange
4 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) FTP
2 7 (6.19%) LDAP
3 3 (2.65%) Network Security
3 3 (2.65%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Intranet
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) DB2
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.77%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.77%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.88%) BODI
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) ERwin
1 2 (1.77%) JMeter
1 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.88%) Build Forge
General
1 71 (62.83%) Finance
2 28 (24.78%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Law
4 7 (6.19%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.31%) Retail
5 6 (5.31%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.54%) Billing
7 2 (1.77%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (38.05%) Analyst
2 31 (27.43%) Operations Analyst
3 29 (25.66%) Mainframe Analyst
4 26 (23.01%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
5 14 (12.39%) Architect
6 11 (9.73%) Developer
6 11 (9.73%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.96%) Consultant
8 8 (7.08%) Technical Developer
9 7 (6.19%) DB2 DBA
9 7 (6.19%) DBA
9 7 (6.19%) IT Manager
9 7 (6.19%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) DB2 Support
12 3 (2.65%) Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) Web Services
2 9 (7.96%) ISPF
3 8 (7.08%) .NET
4 6 (5.31%) Flash
4 6 (5.31%) OAuth
5 5 (4.42%) Middleware
6 2 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (7.96%) PKI
3 9 (7.96%) Tandem
4 8 (7.08%) iSeries
5 7 (6.19%) Hedge funds
5 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.31%) Clustering
7 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.54%) Smart Meter
8 3 (2.65%) Replication
9 2 (1.77%) Health Informatics
9 2 (1.77%) Informatics
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.09%) Unix
2 25 (22.12%) Windows
3 17 (15.04%) Solaris
4 13 (11.50%) AIX
5 11 (9.73%) zOS
6 8 (7.08%) Linux
7 6 (5.31%) HPUX
8 3 (2.65%) OS/2
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.88%) MVS
10 1 (0.88%) OS/390
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (10.62%) Migration
2 12 (10.62%) Service Management
3 11 (9.73%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.96%) Identity Management
5 7 (6.19%) SOA
5 7 (6.19%) Software Testing
6 6 (5.31%) Data Management
6 6 (5.31%) RAD
7 5 (4.42%) Change Management
7 5 (4.42%) Information Security
7 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.42%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (3.54%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (3.54%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.54%) Resource Management
8 4 (3.54%) Security Management
8 4 (3.54%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.65%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.27%) JCL
2 10 (8.85%) Java
3 7 (6.19%) Perl
3 7 (6.19%) REXX
3 7 (6.19%) SQL
4 6 (5.31%) COBOL
4 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.31%) Ruby
4 6 (5.31%) VBA
5 3 (2.65%) C#
6 2 (1.77%) C
6 2 (1.77%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.88%) R
7 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
1 3 (2.65%) PMP
2 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.77%) CCNA
2 2 (1.77%) CCNP
2 2 (1.77%) CISA
2 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.77%) CISM
2 2 (1.77%) CISSP
2 2 (1.77%) ISEB
2 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.77%) MCP
2 2 (1.77%) MCSE
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) COBIT
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.73%) RACF
3 9 (7.96%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (5.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (5.31%) Veritas File System
4 6 (5.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (4.42%) ACF2
5 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.42%) vSphere
6 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Nagios
1 6 (5.31%) TADDM
2 5 (4.42%) zSecure
3 4 (3.54%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.77%) Control-M
4 2 (1.77%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 39 (34.51%) CA
2 27 (23.89%) IBM
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle
4 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.31%) Veritas
6 5 (4.42%) Citrix
6 5 (4.42%) HP
6 5 (4.42%) VMware
7 3 (2.65%) BMC
8 2 (1.77%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.77%) Informatica
8 2 (1.77%) Teradata
9 1 (0.88%) Axway
9 1 (0.88%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.88%) Sun
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