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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 37 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.08% 0.77% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£130 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £16.40 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+64.63% -46.05%
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
128 117 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 34.59% 30.15% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 70 46
Average daily rate £350 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £178 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.30 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) MVS
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CICS
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Operator
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
1 1 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
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Rate: £86.97 - £174.00 per day + (Shift Work)
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