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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 251 271 243
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 16 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.041% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £385 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +16.43%
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
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
2693 3011 2803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.72% 30.76% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1714 1510
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 168 162
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.15 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +24.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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 25 August 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
Buckinghamshire +26 14 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 23 (100.00%) IBM
1 23 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) DB2
3 7 (30.43%) Spanish Language
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) COBOL
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
7 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Remedy
7 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) SWIFT
8 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.70%) C
8 2 (8.70%) JCL
9 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.35%) TDD
9 1 (4.35%) CA Endevor
9 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (4.35%) iPad
9 1 (4.35%) jQuery
9 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) iSeries

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 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Spanish Language
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
4 3 (13.04%) Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) COBOL Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.04%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Cash Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) SOA
3 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) COBOL
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) JCL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) CA Endevor
2 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Intel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle