The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £332 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.72% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +28.20%
IBM Mainframe
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
860 636 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 26.68% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 390 319
Median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands