The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 95 113 92
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 27 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 0.35% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 1.30% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 12
Median daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
667 537 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.82% 27.01% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 357 293
Median daily rate £413 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £35.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Halifax +13 11 £450 - 1
Leeds 0 8 £459 -
Pudsey - 4 - -
Bradford +15 1 - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 18 (54.55%) AIX
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) Banking
4 11 (33.33%) Finance
5 9 (27.27%) zOS
6 8 (24.24%) Service Management
7 6 (18.18%) Unix
7 6 (18.18%) ACF2
7 6 (18.18%) zSecure
8 5 (15.15%) RACF
8 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (15.15%) Validation
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
10 3 (9.09%) Change Management
10 3 (9.09%) IBM
11 2 (6.06%) SLA
11 2 (6.06%) ITIL
11 2 (6.06%) LAN
11 2 (6.06%) Linux
11 2 (6.06%) JDA
11 2 (6.06%) Project Management
11 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
11 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
11 2 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (6.06%) Retail
11 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (6.06%) F5

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (42.42%) Banking
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Administrator
2 3 (9.09%) Architect
2 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (6.06%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (6.06%) Change Manager
3 2 (6.06%) IT Change Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe Architect
4 1 (3.03%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Technical Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (3.03%) ISPF
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) iSeries
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) AIX
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 9 (27.27%) zOS
4 6 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Service Management
2 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Validation
3 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Content Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) SDLC
6 1 (3.03%) SOA
6 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) ACF2
2 5 (15.15%) RACF
3 1 (3.03%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) F5
2 2 (6.06%) JDA
3 1 (3.03%) CA
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