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 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 141 144 144
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.093% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £370 £575 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.65% +38.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £385 £408
% change year-on-year
-22.07% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +28.20%
IBM 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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
914 864 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.96% 26.92% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 571 438
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 51
Median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Dorset - 1 £370 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) IBM
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) COBOL
3 3 (30.00%) ICL
3 3 (30.00%) Fujitsu
3 3 (30.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) Unisys
4 2 (20.00%) zOS
4 2 (20.00%) CICS
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (20.00%) JCL
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (20.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (10.00%) hybris
5 1 (10.00%) iPad
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere

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 2 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP hybris
1 1 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PVCS
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 3 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Operator
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) zOS
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (20.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (10.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Fujitsu
2 3 (30.00%) ICL
2 3 (30.00%) Unisys
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) hybris
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) webMethods