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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 49 66 109
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +43
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 44 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.65% 1.79% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.69% 7.44% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 6
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£425 £375 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £16.40 £31.45
% change year-on-year
+70.73% -47.85%
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
454 363 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.38% 24.02% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 183 230
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.51 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.75 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Leeds -1 6 £425 +13.33% 1
Pudsey - - - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 41 (73.21%) Oracle
2 40 (71.43%) IBM
3 37 (66.07%) Linux
3 37 (66.07%) WebSphere
3 37 (66.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 35 (62.50%) ClearCase
4 35 (62.50%) DB2
4 35 (62.50%) ClearQuest
4 35 (62.50%) AIX
5 30 (53.57%) Service Delivery
5 30 (53.57%) Workflow
5 30 (53.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 30 (53.57%) Workflow Management
6 27 (48.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (41.07%) Management Information System
7 23 (41.07%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (32.14%) Finance
9 11 (19.64%) Banking
10 10 (17.86%) SAS
10 10 (17.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 8 (14.29%) Migration
12 7 (12.50%) Retail
13 6 (10.71%) Advertising
14 5 (8.93%) SQL
14 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
14 5 (8.93%) Credit Risk
15 4 (7.14%) Symmetrix DMX
15 4 (7.14%) UNIX
15 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (7.14%) CA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 37 (66.07%) WebSphere
2 30 (53.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (17.86%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) DB2
2 10 (17.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) Essbase
3 3 (5.36%) OLAP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) Adabas
4 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 35 (62.50%) ClearCase
1 35 (62.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Retail
4 6 (10.71%) Advertising
5 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 14 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 9 (16.07%) WebSphere Specialist
4 8 (14.29%) Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.93%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) SAS Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Programmer
9 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Administrator
10 1 (1.79%) SAS Programmer
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 1 (1.79%) Database Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Mainframe Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (66.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) Management Information System
1 23 (41.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Credit Risk
3 4 (7.14%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (3.57%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.57%) iSeries
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 35 (62.50%) AIX
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Service Delivery
1 30 (53.57%) Workflow
1 30 (53.57%) Workflow Management
2 27 (48.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
6 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
2 1 (1.79%) NATURAL
2 1 (1.79%) JCL
2 1 (1.79%) SAS Macro
2 1 (1.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Oracle
2 40 (71.43%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) EMC
3 4 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Unisys
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago