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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £37.50
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
939 860 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.52% 26.67% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 513 392
Average daily rate £373 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 55 42
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £363 -
Wiltshire - 1 £525 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) AS400
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) ISO27002
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (20.00%) SAP hybris
4 1 (20.00%) zSecure
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Capybara
4 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP hybris
1 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Capybara
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) RACF Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO27002
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods