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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 221 213 187
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 46 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.38% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.30% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 21
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£379 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.30% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
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
2931 2683 2355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.78% 29.14% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1427 1182
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 -8 22 £316 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +1 9 £438 +37.79% 1
Hampshire -2 8 £385 +18.46% 9
Surrey - 3 £424 -
West Sussex - 2 £456 - 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 27 (39.13%) UNIX
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) DB2
3 21 (30.43%) IBM
4 19 (27.54%) Finance
5 18 (26.09%) AS400
5 18 (26.09%) ITIL
6 17 (24.64%) Linux
6 17 (24.64%) VMware
7 13 (18.84%) JCL
7 13 (18.84%) zOS
7 13 (18.84%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (15.94%) WebSphere
9 10 (14.49%) Control-M
9 10 (14.49%) Firewall
10 9 (13.04%) Tivoli
10 9 (13.04%) Citrix
10 9 (13.04%) COBOL
10 9 (13.04%) Oracle
10 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (13.04%) iSeries
11 8 (11.59%) MVS
11 8 (11.59%) SAN
11 8 (11.59%) Remedy
11 8 (11.59%) Change Management
12 7 (10.14%) Security Management
12 7 (10.14%) Information Security
12 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.14%) SAP

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 11 (15.94%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Maximo
2 3 (4.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) SAN
3 7 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (8.70%) WAN
5 5 (7.25%) FTP
5 5 (7.25%) LAN
6 4 (5.80%) Internet
7 3 (4.35%) Intranet
7 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.90%) VPN
8 2 (2.90%) MPLS
8 2 (2.90%) APPN
9 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) DB2
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JUnit
1 3 (4.35%) XMLSpy
2 2 (2.90%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Architect
3 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Security Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Programmer
5 5 (7.25%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Programmer
6 4 (5.80%) Mainframe Programmer
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) webMethods Developer
8 2 (2.90%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Manager
8 2 (2.90%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) ISPF
2 3 (4.35%) SOAP
2 3 (4.35%) XML
2 3 (4.35%) XSD
2 3 (4.35%) WSDL
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) AS400
2 13 (18.84%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (13.04%) iSeries
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) CMDB
5 2 (2.90%) BYOD
5 2 (2.90%) VSAM
6 1 (1.45%) Economics
6 1 (1.45%) PMI
6 1 (1.45%) HACMP
6 1 (1.45%) Wiki
6 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) UNIX
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Linux
3 13 (18.84%) zOS
4 8 (11.59%) MVS
5 7 (10.14%) AIX
6 4 (5.80%) Windows NT
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.45%) OS/400
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Change Management
3 7 (10.14%) Security Management
3 7 (10.14%) Information Security
3 7 (10.14%) Content Management
3 7 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (10.14%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (8.70%) Project Management
5 5 (7.25%) Service Management
5 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) Migration
6 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.35%) UML
7 3 (4.35%) SOA
7 3 (4.35%) Software Distribution
7 3 (4.35%) SDLC
8 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) JCL
2 9 (13.04%) COBOL
3 5 (7.25%) REXX
4 4 (5.80%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.90%) C
7 1 (1.45%) VB6
7 1 (1.45%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) CISSP
2 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.80%) QA
4 2 (2.90%) PMBOK
5 1 (1.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (2.90%) XenApp
4 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.45%) RACF
5 1 (1.45%) NFS
5 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Control-M
2 9 (13.04%) Tivoli
3 5 (7.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (7.25%) MAINVIEW
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (4.35%) CA Endevor
5 2 (2.90%) SCCM
6 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) IBM
2 17 (24.64%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 9 (13.04%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) Remedy
5 7 (10.14%) SAP
5 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.80%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) Intel
7 3 (4.35%) Software AG
7 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.35%) webMethods
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.90%) CA
9 1 (1.45%) ILOG
9 1 (1.45%) hybris
9 1 (1.45%) BMC
9 1 (1.45%) Unisys
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