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 8 July 2015 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 38 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.60% - 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.99% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +54.92%
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
143 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 37.24% 27.67% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 45
Average daily rate £330 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £12.50 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £190.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015. 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
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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
Rotherham - 6 £425 -
Sheffield - 4 - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) JCL
2 6 (37.50%) COBOL
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) DB2
2 6 (37.50%) Tuxedo
2 6 (37.50%) CICS
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Revenue Management
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) CA
4 4 (25.00%) SAS
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) Tuxedo
1 6 (37.50%) CICS
2 4 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Mainframe Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Mainframe Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
1 6 (37.50%) Revenue Management
2 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JCL
2 6 (37.50%) COBOL
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) CA