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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 245 207 212
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 22 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.54% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 18
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£373 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £308 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £30.50 £27.98
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +9.00%
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
2859 2658 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.41% 27.30% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1422 1014
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 156 182
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £49.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +2 13 £344 -20.97%
Berkshire +4 3 £485 +29.33% 2
Hampshire -11 3 £384 -18.13% 2
Surrey -5 2 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Home Counties - - - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (44.00%) IBM
2 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 16 (32.00%) UNIX
4 14 (28.00%) Windows
5 13 (26.00%) DB2
6 11 (22.00%) VMware
7 10 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (18.00%) JCL
8 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
8 9 (18.00%) Analytics
9 8 (16.00%) Banking
9 8 (16.00%) ITIL
9 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.00%) SLA
10 7 (14.00%) Linux
10 7 (14.00%) ETL
10 7 (14.00%) BPEL
10 7 (14.00%) Business Analytics
10 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (12.00%) AS400
11 6 (12.00%) Change Management
11 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.00%) Windows NT
11 6 (12.00%) Windows 2000

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) FTP
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) NAS
3 2 (4.00%) APPN
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) DB2
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) PVCS
1 3 (6.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.00%) XMLSpy
2 2 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Programmer
3 5 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) DBA
4 3 (6.00%) Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Mainframe DBA
5 2 (4.00%) Network Programmer
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (4.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) XSD
2 2 (4.00%) JMS
2 2 (4.00%) WSDL
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) JDBC
2 2 (4.00%) SOAP
2 2 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) AS400
3 4 (8.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) VSAM
4 2 (4.00%) CMDB
4 2 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) UNIX
2 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 2000
4 6 (12.00%) Windows NT
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (6.00%) zOS
6 2 (4.00%) AIX
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) MVS
7 1 (2.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (18.00%) Analytics
2 8 (16.00%) ITIL
3 7 (14.00%) ETL
3 7 (14.00%) Business Analytics
3 7 (14.00%) BPEL
4 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Service Management
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.00%) Transition Management
6 4 (8.00%) Matrix Management
6 4 (8.00%) Release Management
7 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Content Management
7 3 (6.00%) Scrum
7 3 (6.00%) Information Security
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) JCL
2 4 (8.00%) COBOL
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) REXX
4 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) RPG
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) MCP
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) Firmware
3 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.00%) RACF
4 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.00%) Control-M
2 2 (4.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (2.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) IBM
2 11 (22.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.00%) Remedy
6 4 (8.00%) Citrix
7 3 (6.00%) Intel
7 3 (6.00%) CA
8 2 (4.00%) Informatica
8 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.00%) webMethods
8 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
8 2 (4.00%) SAP
8 2 (4.00%) Software AG
8 2 (4.00%) Splunk
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