The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 240 228 224
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 10 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.58% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate £300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
IBM Mainframe
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 3 £275 -38.88% 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) IBM
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (64.29%) DB2
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (35.71%) ISPF
6 5 (35.71%) JCL
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) BMC
7 4 (28.57%) REXX
7 4 (28.57%) MAINVIEW
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (21.43%) CRM
8 3 (21.43%) UNIX
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
9 2 (14.29%) MDX
9 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 2 (14.29%) QlikView
9 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 2 (14.29%) MS Access
9 2 (14.29%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MS Access
2 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (14.29%) DataStage
2 2 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) DB2 DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) IBM Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) ISPF
2 2 (14.29%) MDX
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) V-Model
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) JCL
3 4 (28.57%) REXX
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) BMC
4 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Ab Initio
5 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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