The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 86 74 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 19 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.06% 0.61% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 3.20% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Average daily rate £425 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.98 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +1.50%
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
361 250 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.12% 18.91% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 135 134
Average daily rate £325 £320 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Mainframe
Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -14 7 £331 -11.66%
Halifax +3 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Pudsey - 1 - -
Bradford - - - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) DB2
2 12 (40.00%) IBM
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 8 (26.67%) Banking
4 8 (26.67%) CICS
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle
5 7 (23.33%) UNIX
6 6 (20.00%) AIX
6 6 (20.00%) ClearCase
6 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (20.00%) zOS
6 6 (20.00%) ClearQuest
7 4 (13.33%) Workflow
7 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (13.33%) Workflow Management
8 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (10.00%) COBOL
8 3 (10.00%) SLA
8 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) ChangeMan
9 2 (6.67%) Advertising
9 2 (6.67%) SQL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (26.67%) CICS
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WLAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Adabas
2 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (20.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (6.67%) ChangeMan
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Analyst
1 5 (16.67%) Programmer
2 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Mainframe Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Junior
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) DBA
5 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) AS400
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
3 6 (20.00%) zOS
4 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Workflow
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Workflow Management
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) COBOL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) IBM
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Unisys
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata
3 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
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