The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.38% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £850 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -34.17%

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
160 174 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 31.31% 32.89% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 128 66
Median daily rate £420 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £258 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £592 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £18.88 £14.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +16.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £20.00 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) COBOL
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) CICS
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (16.67%) Control-M
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (16.67%) CICS
1 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blog
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) CA