The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 199 233 216
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 47 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 1.09% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 17
Average daily rate £425 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £279 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £398
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.39 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £49.00
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -19.38%
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
2606 2747 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.44% 28.79% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1435 1298
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 £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 181 169
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.92 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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 Mainframe across the South East region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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 Mainframe across the South East region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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 Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 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 +17 23 £425 +30.76%
Surrey +1 10 £575 -
Berkshire +11 8 £550 +18.91% 2
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
East Sussex +11 1 £200 -27.27%
West Sussex +7 1 £475 -13.63% 2
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 52 (42.28%) Windows
1 52 (42.28%) Finance
2 49 (39.84%) Unix
3 35 (28.46%) IBM
4 30 (24.39%) MVS
5 29 (23.58%) JCL
6 27 (21.95%) DB2
7 25 (20.33%) ITIL
8 23 (18.70%) zOS
9 22 (17.89%) CICS
9 22 (17.89%) COBOL
9 22 (17.89%) Banking
10 21 (17.07%) Windows NT
10 21 (17.07%) Control-M
11 18 (14.63%) SLA
12 17 (13.82%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (13.01%) IBM Mainframe
13 16 (13.01%) Remedy
14 15 (12.20%) CA
14 15 (12.20%) Tivoli
14 15 (12.20%) Linux
15 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
15 14 (11.38%) Change Management
15 14 (11.38%) Data Centre
16 13 (10.57%) Shell Script
16 13 (10.57%) RACF
16 13 (10.57%) FTP
16 13 (10.57%) ISPF
16 13 (10.57%) Retail

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (17.89%) CICS
2 12 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 10 (8.13%) SAS
4 6 (4.88%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.07%) JBoss
5 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.81%) FileNet
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) FTP
2 6 (4.88%) NAS
3 4 (3.25%) ATM
3 4 (3.25%) Firewall
3 4 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.44%) LAN
4 3 (2.44%) WAN
5 2 (1.63%) MPLS
5 2 (1.63%) SMS
5 2 (1.63%) SSL
5 2 (1.63%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) SAN
6 1 (0.81%) SNA
6 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.81%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.95%) DB2
2 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.88%) SAS EBI
5 4 (3.25%) Base SAS
5 4 (3.25%) Easytrieve
5 4 (3.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) ChangeMan
2 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.44%) FishEye
3 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.63%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.63%) LoadUI
4 2 (1.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.81%) Protractor
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) VisualAge
5 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (42.28%) Finance
2 22 (17.89%) Banking
3 13 (10.57%) Retail
4 8 (6.50%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.25%) Billing
5 4 (3.25%) Marketing
6 3 (2.44%) Back Office
7 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (39.02%) Analyst
2 30 (24.39%) Architect
3 13 (10.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (8.94%) CICS Analyst
4 11 (8.94%) Operations Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) MVS Operator
5 10 (8.13%) SAS Architect
6 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Systems Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Unix Operator
8 6 (4.88%) Mainframe Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.25%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) ISPF
2 5 (4.07%) .NET
2 5 (4.07%) J2EE
3 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.81%) APPC
5 1 (0.81%) Java EE
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.01%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (11.38%) Data Centre
4 12 (9.76%) AS400
4 12 (9.76%) iSeries
5 8 (6.50%) HACMP
6 6 (4.88%) VSAM
7 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.25%) PKI
7 4 (3.25%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.63%) BYOD
9 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.63%) Wiki
10 1 (0.81%) Blog
10 1 (0.81%) Clustering
10 1 (0.81%) NHS
10 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (42.28%) Windows
2 49 (39.84%) Unix
3 30 (24.39%) MVS
4 23 (18.70%) zOS
5 21 (17.07%) Windows NT
6 15 (12.20%) Linux
7 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.07%) AIX
8 5 (4.07%) CentOS
8 5 (4.07%) SUSE
9 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.81%) HPUX
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) ITIL
2 17 (13.82%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (11.38%) Change Management
4 10 (8.13%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.50%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.88%) Release Management
8 5 (4.07%) Content Management
8 5 (4.07%) Information Security
8 5 (4.07%) Service Management
9 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.25%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.25%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (3.25%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.25%) Migration
9 4 (3.25%) Security Management
9 4 (3.25%) Security Operations
9 4 (3.25%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.58%) JCL
2 22 (17.89%) COBOL
3 13 (10.57%) Shell Script
4 12 (9.76%) REXX
5 6 (4.88%) Java
6 5 (4.07%) C#
6 5 (4.07%) SQL
7 4 (3.25%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.25%) C++
7 4 (3.25%) CLIST
7 4 (3.25%) Perl
7 4 (3.25%) VB
7 4 (3.25%) VB6
7 4 (3.25%) VBA
8 3 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) CISSP
2 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.63%) SLA
2 11 (8.94%) QA
3 7 (5.69%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.25%) ISO27002
5 3 (2.44%) TickIT
6 2 (1.63%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) RACF
2 12 (9.76%) Time Sharing Option
3 10 (8.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.44%) Docker
6 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (17.07%) Control-M
2 15 (12.20%) Tivoli
3 11 (8.94%) CA Endevor
4 6 (4.88%) MAINVIEW
5 5 (4.07%) CA Wily
6 3 (2.44%) Packer
6 3 (2.44%) SCCM
6 3 (2.44%) vRealize
7 1 (0.81%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.81%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 35 (28.46%) IBM
2 16 (13.01%) Remedy
3 15 (12.20%) CA
4 12 (9.76%) VMware
5 11 (8.94%) Oracle
6 10 (8.13%) Cognos
7 4 (3.25%) Citrix
7 4 (3.25%) Fujitsu
7 4 (3.25%) Micro Focus
7 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.25%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.63%) Cisco
8 2 (1.63%) ILOG
9 1 (0.81%) HP
9 1 (0.81%) Intel
9 1 (0.81%) Sun
9 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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