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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 229 232 221
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 33 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.22% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 10
Median daily rate £425 £394 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +12.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £494 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
2757 3023 2681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.27% 32.03% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1605 1448
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 136 153
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +15 12 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £364 -
West Sussex -13 6 £538 +17.80%
Hampshire -2 3 £355 -7.79% 1
Berkshire -15 2 - - 2
Kent +4 1 - -
Surrey -4 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 43 (53.75%) Finance
2 31 (38.75%) Windows
3 28 (35.00%) IBM
4 21 (26.25%) Unix
5 20 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 15 (18.75%) JCL
7 14 (17.50%) Banking
8 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (16.25%) VMware
9 12 (15.00%) Migration
10 11 (13.75%) Tivoli
10 11 (13.75%) ITIL
10 11 (13.75%) Linux
10 11 (13.75%) COBOL
10 11 (13.75%) Spanish Language
11 10 (12.50%) WebSphere
11 10 (12.50%) MVS
11 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 9 (11.25%) AS400
12 9 (11.25%) Citrix
12 9 (11.25%) FTP
12 9 (11.25%) SAS
12 9 (11.25%) Oracle
12 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (10.00%) iSeries
13 8 (10.00%) C
13 8 (10.00%) SQL
13 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

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 10 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.25%) SAS
3 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.50%) CICS
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) FTP
2 7 (8.75%) Firewall
2 7 (8.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.00%) ATM
3 4 (5.00%) LAN
3 4 (5.00%) MPLS
3 4 (5.00%) VPN
3 4 (5.00%) WAN
4 3 (3.75%) NAS
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.50%) SNA
6 1 (1.25%) SMS
6 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.75%) DB2
3 4 (5.00%) Base SAS
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (3.75%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.25%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.25%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) IDMS
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
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
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
2 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 43 (53.75%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Banking
3 11 (13.75%) Spanish Language
4 6 (7.50%) Back Office
4 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 10 (12.50%) Architect
2 10 (12.50%) Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Consultant
4 7 (8.75%) Mainframe Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) SAS Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Tivoli Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) IT Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Mainframe Support
7 3 (3.75%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) ISPF
2 4 (5.00%) Middleware
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%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.25%) J2EE
5 1 (1.25%) Java EE
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 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.25%) AS400
4 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (10.00%) 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%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.25%) iPad
8 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.25%) Replication
8 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.25%) Tandem
8 1 (1.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Windows
2 21 (26.25%) Unix
3 11 (13.75%) Linux
4 10 (12.50%) MVS
4 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.25%) Windows NT
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.00%) zOS
8 3 (3.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Migration
2 11 (13.75%) ITIL
3 8 (10.00%) Change Management
3 8 (10.00%) Project Management
4 7 (8.75%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (8.75%) Workflow
5 5 (6.25%) Analytics
5 5 (6.25%) Information Security
5 5 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (5.00%) Content Management
6 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.00%) SDLC
6 4 (5.00%) Security Management
6 4 (5.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (5.00%) Service Management
6 4 (5.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) JCL
2 11 (13.75%) COBOL
3 8 (10.00%) C
3 8 (10.00%) REXX
3 8 (10.00%) SQL
4 6 (7.50%) Java
5 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.25%) C#
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) R
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) CISSP
2 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) CCNA
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.50%) MCSE
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) ISO27002
2 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.00%) PMBOK
2 4 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.75%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (8.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (8.75%) XenApp
2 7 (8.75%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.75%) vSphere
5 3 (3.75%) XenServer
6 2 (2.50%) RACF
7 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) Tivoli
2 7 (8.75%) Control-M
3 6 (7.50%) SCCM
4 4 (5.00%) CA Wily
5 3 (3.75%) CA Endevor
5 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.25%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (1.25%) Nessus
6 1 (1.25%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) IBM
2 13 (16.25%) VMware
3 9 (11.25%) Citrix
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle
4 6 (7.50%) Cisco
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) Remedy
7 3 (3.75%) Cognos
8 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.50%) InterSystems
9 1 (1.25%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.25%) ICL
9 1 (1.25%) Intel
9 1 (1.25%) Pega
9 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.25%) Unisys
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