The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 134 123 145
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.087% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £275 £375 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -28.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
732 501 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.99% 21.74% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 257 358
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £193 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 45 63
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.40 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) QlikView
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Report Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
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