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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 217 196 219
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 43 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.79% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 26
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£375 £413 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £339 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.70 £24.53
% change year-on-year
+55.36% -27.82%
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
2830 2177 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.21% 25.78% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1611 1176 1074
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 113 186
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
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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 -2 22 £300 -14.28% 4
Berkshire +15 11 £450 +20.00%
Hampshire -18 7 £450 +9.09%
Surrey -4 1 £500 +135.29%
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 38 (50.67%) Finance
2 32 (42.67%) UNIX
3 23 (30.67%) IBM
4 22 (29.33%) Windows
5 21 (28.00%) DB2
6 20 (26.67%) ITIL
7 18 (24.00%) Banking
8 15 (20.00%) SLA
9 13 (17.33%) MVS
9 13 (17.33%) COBOL
9 13 (17.33%) SQL
9 13 (17.33%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (16.00%) Windows NT
10 12 (16.00%) Intel
10 12 (16.00%) JCL
11 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (13.33%) Control-M
12 10 (13.33%) Linux
12 10 (13.33%) Oracle
13 9 (12.00%) Remedy
13 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
14 8 (10.67%) VMware
14 8 (10.67%) Migration
14 8 (10.67%) Java
14 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (9.33%) SAN
15 7 (9.33%) MCSE
15 7 (9.33%) Service Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.33%) IIS
3 4 (5.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) Commerce Server
4 2 (2.67%) Commerce Server 2007
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.33%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Staffware
1 4 (5.33%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) SAN
2 5 (6.67%) NAS
3 4 (5.33%) Internet
4 2 (2.67%) LDAP
5 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) DB2
2 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) PVCS
1 4 (5.33%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.33%) ERwin
2 3 (4.00%) Rational Rose
3 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (50.67%) Finance
2 18 (24.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.00%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.33%) German Language
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Publishing
7 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Consultant
3 8 (10.67%) Architect
3 8 (10.67%) Administrator
4 7 (9.33%) Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Transition Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Mainframe Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.67%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) J2EE
1 4 (5.33%) HTML
2 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) JSON
3 2 (2.67%) RESTful
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.67%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) SOAP
3 2 (2.67%) XML
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.33%) Spring
4 1 (1.33%) Java EE
4 1 (1.33%) Struts
4 1 (1.33%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.33%) AS400
4 6 (8.00%) iSeries
5 4 (5.33%) Clustering
5 4 (5.33%) SWIFT
6 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.00%) VSAM
7 1 (1.33%) Economics
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.33%) Open Source
7 1 (1.33%) GIS
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) UNIX
2 22 (29.33%) Windows
3 13 (17.33%) MVS
4 12 (16.00%) Windows NT
5 10 (13.33%) Linux
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 4 (5.33%) AIX
9 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.00%) zOS
11 1 (1.33%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Migration
3 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.33%) Service Management
4 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.67%) Change Management
5 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.33%) Transition Management
6 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.33%) DSDM
6 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.33%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.33%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) COBOL
1 13 (17.33%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) JCL
3 8 (10.67%) Java
4 6 (8.00%) RPG
4 6 (8.00%) RPG IV
5 5 (6.67%) RPG/400
6 3 (4.00%) PL/1
7 2 (2.67%) C
7 2 (2.67%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.67%) Korn
8 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) SELCOPY
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) MCSE
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) VCP5
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.67%) CCNP
2 2 (2.67%) CCNA
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.67%) QA
4 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Terminal Services
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) ISA Server
2 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Control-M
2 4 (5.33%) BladeLogic
2 4 (5.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.00%) SCOM
3 3 (4.00%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.67%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) IBM
2 12 (16.00%) Intel
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle
4 9 (12.00%) Remedy
5 8 (10.67%) VMware
6 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (2.67%) HP
7 2 (2.67%) Ektron
7 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.67%) ILOG
7 2 (2.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.33%) webMethods
8 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.33%) Capita
8 1 (1.33%) Qualys
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.33%) Unisys
8 1 (1.33%) Software AG
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