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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 264 263 238
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 7 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.085% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £525 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £328 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £394 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £401 £420
% change year-on-year
-18.85% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
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
2886 3008 2605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.01% 31.85% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1600 1398
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 £255 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 131 176
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

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
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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +10 5 - -
West Sussex - 2 £525 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 18 (100.00%) IBM
1 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Spanish Language
4 4 (22.22%) Threat Management
4 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 4 (22.22%) ISO27002
4 4 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (22.22%) AS400
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) Content Management
4 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) Control-M
4 4 (22.22%) JCL
4 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) DB2
5 3 (16.67%) COBOL
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Spanish Language
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DB2 Support
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) AS400
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Content Management
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security
1 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (22.22%) Security Management
1 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (22.22%) Threat Management
1 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Internal Audit
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JCL
2 3 (16.67%) COBOL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO27002
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Control-M
2 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (11.11%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO