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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 237 238 208
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 33 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.88% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 19
Median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £316 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £494 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
2839 2955 2654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.04% 31.62% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1655 1543 1417
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 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 140 183
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.22 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £41.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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 +19 16 £356 +11.32% 1
West Sussex -22 7 £475 +8.57%
Oxfordshire - 3 £364 -
Berkshire -14 2 £450 -2.70% 3
East Sussex - 2 £410 -
Hampshire -1 1 £355 -7.18%
Surrey -10 1 - - 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Mainframe.

1 44 (55.00%) Finance
2 31 (38.75%) IBM
3 30 (37.50%) Windows
4 29 (36.25%) Unix
5 20 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 17 (21.25%) Linux
7 15 (18.75%) ITIL
8 14 (17.50%) MVS
8 14 (17.50%) VMware
8 14 (17.50%) Banking
8 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (16.25%) WebSphere
9 13 (16.25%) JCL
9 13 (16.25%) Tivoli
10 11 (13.75%) COBOL
10 11 (13.75%) Spanish Language
11 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (12.50%) SAS
11 10 (12.50%) Migration
12 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (10.00%) Windows NT
13 8 (10.00%) Oracle
13 8 (10.00%) DB2
13 8 (10.00%) FTP
13 8 (10.00%) Change Management
13 8 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
14 7 (8.75%) iSeries
14 7 (8.75%) CA Wily
14 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS

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 13 (16.25%) WebSphere
2 10 (12.50%) SAS
3 5 (6.25%) JBoss
3 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.25%) CICS
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) FTP
2 6 (7.50%) Firewall
2 6 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.00%) ATM
3 4 (5.00%) LAN
3 4 (5.00%) MPLS
3 4 (5.00%) NAS
3 4 (5.00%) VPN
3 4 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.50%) SNA
5 1 (1.25%) SMS
5 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.00%) DB2
3 4 (5.00%) Base SAS
3 4 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (5.00%) SAS EBI
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.25%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) ChangeMan
1 3 (3.75%) FishEye
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 44 (55.00%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Banking
3 11 (13.75%) Spanish Language
4 7 (8.75%) Retail
5 6 (7.50%) Back Office
6 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 18 (22.50%) Architect
3 8 (10.00%) Developer
3 8 (10.00%) SAS Architect
4 7 (8.75%) Consultant
4 7 (8.75%) Mainframe Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Mainframe Support
8 3 (3.75%) Unix Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) ISPF
2 5 (6.25%) J2EE
3 3 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (1.25%) .NET
5 1 (1.25%) APPC
5 1 (1.25%) Java EE
5 1 (1.25%) Middleware
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.25%) WCF
5 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.75%) AS400
4 7 (8.75%) iSeries
5 4 (5.00%) BYOD
5 4 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.75%) HACMP
7 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.25%) iPad
8 1 (1.25%) Replication
8 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.25%) Tandem
8 1 (1.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.50%) Windows
2 29 (36.25%) Unix
3 17 (21.25%) Linux
4 14 (17.50%) MVS
5 8 (10.00%) Windows NT
6 7 (8.75%) AIX
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (6.25%) CentOS
8 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.25%) SUSE
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.00%) zOS
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) ITIL
2 10 (12.50%) Migration
3 8 (10.00%) Change Management
3 8 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (8.75%) Project Management
5 6 (7.50%) Information Security
6 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.00%) Content Management
7 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.00%) Release Management
7 4 (5.00%) Security Management
7 4 (5.00%) Security Operations
7 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) JCL
2 11 (13.75%) COBOL
3 7 (8.75%) C
4 6 (7.50%) Java
4 6 (7.50%) REXX
5 5 (6.25%) SQL
6 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) C#
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.25%) R
8 1 (1.25%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (2.50%) CCNA
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) MCSE
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) ISO27002
2 4 (5.00%) PMBOK
3 2 (2.50%) QA
4 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (7.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (5.00%) XenApp
3 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.75%) Docker
5 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.50%) RACF
6 1 (1.25%) HDFS
6 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Tivoli
2 7 (8.75%) CA Wily
2 7 (8.75%) Control-M
3 5 (6.25%) SCCM
4 3 (3.75%) CA Endevor
4 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.75%) Packer
4 3 (3.75%) vRealize
5 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.25%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (1.25%) Nessus
5 1 (1.25%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (38.75%) IBM
2 14 (17.50%) VMware
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (7.50%) Cisco
5 5 (6.25%) Citrix
5 5 (6.25%) Remedy
6 4 (5.00%) Cognos
6 4 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.50%) InterSystems
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.25%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.25%) ICL
8 1 (1.25%) Pega
8 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.25%) Unisys
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
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