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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 203 205 229
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 39 67 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.70% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 2.19% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 21
Median daily rate £350 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £324 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -87.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.13 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+14.83% -2.33%
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
2279 3058 3082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.52% 32.07% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1763 1715
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 183 181
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +34.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Berkshire +19 19 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +1 14 - - 1
Surrey +20 3 £338 -32.50% 1
Hampshire +12 1 £575 +48.38% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 45 (51.72%) IBM
2 38 (43.68%) Unix
3 34 (39.08%) Finance
4 33 (37.93%) Windows
4 33 (37.93%) IBM Mainframe
5 25 (28.74%) SAN
6 24 (27.59%) Linux
7 23 (26.44%) Solaris
8 21 (24.14%) Data Centre
9 18 (20.69%) VMware
9 18 (20.69%) AIX
9 18 (20.69%) NetApp
10 17 (19.54%) Cisco
10 17 (19.54%) Tivoli
10 17 (19.54%) DB2
10 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
11 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (17.24%) Law
12 15 (17.24%) zOS
12 15 (17.24%) MVS
12 15 (17.24%) EMC
13 14 (16.09%) Migration
13 14 (16.09%) Banking
13 14 (16.09%) EMC VNX
13 14 (16.09%) EMC VMAX
14 13 (14.94%) Project Management
14 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
15 12 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 12 (13.79%) Oracle
15 12 (13.79%) ITIL

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 11 (12.64%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.49%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.90%) IIS
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.15%) CICS
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Staffware
2 1 (1.15%) Maximo
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.74%) SAN
2 6 (6.90%) ATM
3 4 (4.60%) LDAP
3 4 (4.60%) SNA
4 3 (3.45%) FTP
5 2 (2.30%) APPN
5 2 (2.30%) LAN
5 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.30%) WAN
6 1 (1.15%) Firewall
6 1 (1.15%) Network Security
6 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) DB2
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Adabas
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) Easytrieve
3 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 34 (39.08%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Law
3 14 (16.09%) Banking
4 12 (13.79%) Retail
5 8 (9.20%) Spanish Language
6 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) Electronics
8 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.15%) Marketing
8 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Analyst
2 12 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.20%) Architect
4 5 (5.75%) Consultant
4 5 (5.75%) Developer
4 5 (5.75%) Migration Analyst
4 5 (5.75%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) Deployment Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Middleware Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
6 3 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
6 3 (3.45%) DB2 Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Mainframe Analyst
6 3 (3.45%) Mainframe Architect
6 3 (3.45%) MVS Operator
6 3 (3.45%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Middleware
2 3 (3.45%) HTML
2 3 (3.45%) JSP
2 3 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) Flash
3 1 (1.15%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.93%) IBM Mainframe
2 21 (24.14%) Data Centre
3 14 (16.09%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (16.09%) EMC VNX
4 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.45%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.15%) AS400
7 1 (1.15%) iSeries
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.68%) Unix
2 33 (37.93%) Windows
3 24 (27.59%) Linux
4 23 (26.44%) Solaris
5 18 (20.69%) AIX
6 15 (17.24%) MVS
6 15 (17.24%) zOS
7 12 (13.79%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.30%) OS/390
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.09%) Migration
2 13 (14.94%) Project Management
3 12 (13.79%) ITIL
4 6 (6.90%) Logistics
4 6 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (6.90%) Workflow
5 5 (5.75%) Business Analysis
5 5 (5.75%) Release Management
5 5 (5.75%) Service Management
6 4 (4.60%) Business Transformation
6 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.45%) Change Management
7 3 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.45%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.30%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
2 9 (10.34%) Java
3 8 (9.20%) SQL
4 6 (6.90%) COBOL
4 6 (6.90%) JCL
5 3 (3.45%) C
5 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.15%) R
6 1 (1.15%) REXX
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) APMP
3 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) MCSE
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.30%) ACF2
4 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (2.30%) RACF
5 1 (1.15%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.15%) XenApp
5 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) Tivoli
2 12 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (11.49%) CA Wily
4 7 (8.05%) SCCM
5 2 (2.30%) Control-M
5 2 (2.30%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.15%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) IBM
2 18 (20.69%) NetApp
2 18 (20.69%) VMware
3 17 (19.54%) Cisco
4 15 (17.24%) EMC
5 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
6 12 (13.79%) Oracle
7 5 (5.75%) Citrix
8 4 (4.60%) ILOG
9 3 (3.45%) CA
9 3 (3.45%) Remedy
9 3 (3.45%) SAP
10 1 (1.15%) Dell
10 1 (1.15%) HP
10 1 (1.15%) Intel
10 1 (1.15%) Lotus
10 1 (1.15%) Nortel
10 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.15%) Software AG
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