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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 57 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.30% 0.19% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.57% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £850 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +551.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £455 £383
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +18.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.13 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+33.97% +1.45%
Mainframe
Yorkshire

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
191 176 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.72% 33.65% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 140 86
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 13
Median hourly rate £18.88 £12.35 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.83% -55.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £23.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Sheffield -8 2 - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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