The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / South West
Rank - 141 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.068% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
678 915 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.72% 31.28% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 621 481
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 66 54
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.96 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South West region.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South West region.

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IBM Mainframe
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 West region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) CA Endevor
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) WebEx
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) REXX
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) iPad

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Environment Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) CICS Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) REXX
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) CA Endevor
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle