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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 202 211 217
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 53 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 1.93% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 14
Median daily rate £463 £371 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.57% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +44.66%
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
2597 3113 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.00% 31.37% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1477 1784 1500
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £232 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 182 164
Median hourly rate £23.68 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.15 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +33 30 £500 +61.29%
Berkshire +2 9 £515 +14.44% 3
Surrey +8 7 £401 +0.12% 2
Hampshire +8 6 £500 +36.51% 1
M4 Corridor -10 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 42 (48.28%) IBM
2 36 (41.38%) Finance
3 29 (33.33%) Windows
4 28 (32.18%) Unix
5 25 (28.74%) IBM Mainframe
6 17 (19.54%) Tivoli
6 17 (19.54%) DB2
7 16 (18.39%) Project Management
8 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
9 14 (16.09%) Migration
10 13 (14.94%) JCL
10 13 (14.94%) Oracle
10 13 (14.94%) Banking
11 12 (13.79%) SQL
12 11 (12.64%) Linux
12 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (11.49%) VMware
13 10 (11.49%) Workflow
14 9 (10.34%) Change Management
14 9 (10.34%) Shell Script
14 9 (10.34%) REXX
14 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
14 9 (10.34%) Citrix
14 9 (10.34%) SAN
14 9 (10.34%) Solaris
14 9 (10.34%) Cisco
14 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (10.34%) Retail
15 8 (9.20%) WebSphere

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 8 (9.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.60%) IIS
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.30%) CICS
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.15%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.15%) JBoss
6 1 (1.15%) SAS
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Office
4 1 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.15%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) SAN
2 8 (9.20%) FTP
3 4 (4.60%) ATM
3 4 (4.60%) Firewall
3 4 (4.60%) LAN
3 4 (4.60%) WAN
4 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.45%) SNA
4 3 (3.45%) VPN
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.30%) MPLS
6 1 (1.15%) LDAP
6 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) DB2
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.30%) Easytrieve
4 1 (1.15%) Adabas
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) IDMS
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 36 (41.38%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Banking
3 9 (10.34%) Retail
4 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.75%) Law
5 5 (5.75%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.45%) Back Office
6 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.30%) Marketing
8 1 (1.15%) Electronics
8 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Analyst
2 12 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.34%) Architect
3 9 (10.34%) Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) Tivoli Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Mainframe Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Migration Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Unix Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
9 3 (3.45%) DB2 Developer
9 3 (3.45%) IT Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Mainframe Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) ISPF
2 4 (4.60%) Middleware
3 3 (3.45%) HTML
3 3 (3.45%) JSP
3 3 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (1.15%) Flash
4 1 (1.15%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.15%) J2EE
4 1 (1.15%) jQuery
4 1 (1.15%) WCF
4 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) IBM Mainframe
2 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.90%) iSeries
5 5 (5.75%) AS400
6 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.60%) SWIFT
7 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.45%) HACMP
8 2 (2.30%) BYOD
8 2 (2.30%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (2.30%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.15%) iPad
9 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Windows
2 28 (32.18%) Unix
3 11 (12.64%) Linux
4 9 (10.34%) Solaris
5 8 (9.20%) AIX
5 8 (9.20%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.20%) zOS
6 7 (8.05%) MVS
6 7 (8.05%) Windows NT
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Project Management
2 14 (16.09%) Migration
3 10 (11.49%) Workflow
4 9 (10.34%) Change Management
5 8 (9.20%) ITIL
6 6 (6.90%) Service Management
7 5 (5.75%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.60%) Analytics
8 4 (4.60%) Business Transformation
8 4 (4.60%) Logistics
8 4 (4.60%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (4.60%) Release Management
8 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.60%) SDLC
9 3 (3.45%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.45%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) JCL
2 12 (13.79%) SQL
3 9 (10.34%) REXX
3 9 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.05%) COBOL
4 7 (8.05%) Java
5 5 (5.75%) C
6 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) MCSE
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) APMP
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 5 (5.75%) QA
3 2 (2.30%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.20%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (9.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (5.75%) XenApp
3 5 (5.75%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.45%) vSphere
5 3 (3.45%) XenServer
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) Tivoli
2 8 (9.20%) SCCM
3 5 (5.75%) CA Wily
4 3 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.30%) Control-M
6 1 (1.15%) CA Endevor
6 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.15%) QRadar
6 1 (1.15%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 42 (48.28%) IBM
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
3 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.49%) VMware
5 9 (10.34%) Cisco
5 9 (10.34%) Citrix
6 5 (5.75%) HP
6 5 (5.75%) NetApp
7 4 (4.60%) Remedy
8 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.30%) EMC
8 2 (2.30%) SAP
9 1 (1.15%) CA
9 1 (1.15%) Dell
9 1 (1.15%) ILOG
9 1 (1.15%) Intel
9 1 (1.15%) Lotus
9 1 (1.15%) Nortel
9 1 (1.15%) Software AG
9 1 (1.15%) Unisys
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