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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 245 253 243
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 11 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.56% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £350 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £319 £323
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
IBM 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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2632 2701 2446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.66% 28.68% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1415 1264
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 178 173
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +3 5 - -
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Mainframe.

1 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
4 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Content Management
4 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) CISSP
4 4 (25.00%) COBOL
4 4 (25.00%) DB2
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Control-M
4 4 (25.00%) AS400
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) Threat Management
4 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (25.00%) ISO27002
4 4 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Spanish Language
5 3 (18.75%) JCL
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) CICS

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) FishEye
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Architect
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) AS400
2 4 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) SUSE
4 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Content Management
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security
1 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Security Management
1 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (25.00%) Threat Management
1 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) COBOL
2 3 (18.75%) JCL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (25.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (6.25%) Packer
2 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO