The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / South East
Rank 239 250 254
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 0.47% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+38.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2280 2577 2706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.63% 29.37% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1535 1419
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 147 164
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +138.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 17 (85.00%) SAN
2 17 (85.00%) NetApp
2 17 (85.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (85.00%) Unix
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) AIX
2 17 (85.00%) Solaris
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) Law
3 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 14 (70.00%) EMC VNX
4 14 (70.00%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (70.00%) VMware
4 14 (70.00%) EMC
5 10 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (15.00%) JCL
6 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) DB2
7 2 (10.00%) COBOL
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) Remedy
8 1 (5.00%) Flash

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Easytrieve
General
1 15 (75.00%) Law
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) CICS Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) COBOL Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (70.00%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (70.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) AIX
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
1 17 (85.00%) Solaris
1 17 (85.00%) Unix
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) JCL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) NetApp
3 14 (70.00%) EMC
3 14 (70.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy