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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 102 102 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 13 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.64% 0.17% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% 0.65% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate £650 £494 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.64% +41.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £398
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £49.00
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -19.38%
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
550 464 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.05% 26.27% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 294 232
Average daily rate £405 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.94 £16.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 10 £650 +18.18%
Halifax +9 3 £440 +0.57% 1
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (48.48%) IBM
2 12 (36.36%) AIX
3 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) DB2
3 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (27.27%) Oracle
5 9 (27.27%) Finance
6 8 (24.24%) Migration
6 8 (24.24%) ClearCase
6 8 (24.24%) ClearQuest
6 8 (24.24%) IBM Integration Bus
7 7 (21.21%) Operations Management
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) QA
7 7 (21.21%) Analytics
8 6 (18.18%) Banking
8 6 (18.18%) JCL
8 6 (18.18%) CICS
8 6 (18.18%) MVS
8 6 (18.18%) VSAM
9 5 (15.15%) RACF
9 5 (15.15%) zOS
9 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
9 5 (15.15%) SSL
9 5 (15.15%) Fujitsu
9 5 (15.15%) OMEGAMON
9 5 (15.15%) VME
9 5 (15.15%) ISPF
9 5 (15.15%) Time Sharing Option

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.18%) CICS
3 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Adabas
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) ClearCase
1 8 (24.24%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) DBA
3 4 (12.12%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Mainframe Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Subject Matter Expert
5 2 (6.06%) Mainframe Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (15.15%) ISPF
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.06%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) VSAM
3 2 (6.06%) AS400
3 2 (6.06%) Tandem
4 1 (3.03%) Blog
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) AIX
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) MVS
4 5 (15.15%) VME
4 5 (15.15%) zOS
5 3 (9.09%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Unix
5 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Analytics
2 7 (21.21%) Operations Management
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Presales
5 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) JCL
2 1 (3.03%) COBOL
2 1 (3.03%) NATURAL
2 1 (3.03%) REXX
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Certification
3 2 (6.06%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) RACF
1 5 (15.15%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) OMEGAMON
1 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) IBM
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Fujitsu
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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