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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 94 111 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 28 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 0.34% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.25% 1.32% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 12
Average daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £401 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.49% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.90 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+18.72% -28.19%
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
659 529 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.08% 25.89% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 286
Average daily rate £400 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £224 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £482 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.94 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 £32.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Halifax +14 14 £450 -
Leeds +6 8 £459 -
Pudsey - 4 - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (46.34%) AIX
2 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) Banking
4 13 (31.71%) Finance
5 10 (24.39%) IBM
6 9 (21.95%) zOS
7 8 (19.51%) Service Management
8 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.07%) Operations Management
8 7 (17.07%) QA
8 7 (17.07%) Analytics
9 6 (14.63%) ACF2
9 6 (14.63%) zSecure
9 6 (14.63%) MVS
9 6 (14.63%) Unix
10 5 (12.20%) RACF
10 5 (12.20%) Validation
10 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
10 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.20%) Fujitsu
10 5 (12.20%) VME
11 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Change Management
11 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
12 3 (7.32%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (4.88%) F5
13 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
13 2 (4.88%) Data Centre

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (36.59%) Banking
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Administrator
2 4 (9.76%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Subject Matter Expert
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Change Manager
4 2 (4.88%) IT Change Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (2.44%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (2.44%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Unix Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (2.44%) ISPF
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) iSeries
5 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) AIX
2 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) zOS
4 6 (14.63%) MVS
4 6 (14.63%) Unix
5 5 (12.20%) VME
6 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Service Management
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Analytics
2 7 (17.07%) Operations Management
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.20%) Validation
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.44%) SDLC
6 1 (2.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) JCL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
1 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) ACF2
2 5 (12.20%) RACF
3 1 (2.44%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) IBM
2 5 (12.20%) Fujitsu
3 2 (4.88%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) CA
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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