The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 115 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +9
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 34 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.08% 1.86% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 6.04% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 11
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +16.66%
Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
929 729 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.48% 30.76% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 434 323
Average daily rate £375 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 39 57
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £10.67 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -43 25 £450 +5.88% 4
South Yorkshire -12 6 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 27 (48.21%) Oracle
2 26 (46.43%) DB2
3 23 (41.07%) WebSphere
4 22 (39.29%) JCL
5 20 (35.71%) Linux
5 20 (35.71%) Finance
6 18 (32.14%) CICS
7 17 (30.36%) IBM
7 17 (30.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 16 (28.57%) AIX
9 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (25.00%) ClearCase
11 13 (23.21%) ClearQuest
12 11 (19.64%) zOS
12 11 (19.64%) COBOL
13 10 (17.86%) VSAM
13 10 (17.86%) Migration
14 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
16 7 (12.50%) RACF
16 7 (12.50%) ISPF
16 7 (12.50%) OMEGAMON
16 7 (12.50%) ITIL
16 7 (12.50%) SSL
16 7 (12.50%) Tivoli
16 7 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
17 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
17 6 (10.71%) Adabas
17 6 (10.71%) Tuxedo
17 6 (10.71%) Revenue Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (41.07%) WebSphere
2 18 (32.14%) CICS
3 6 (10.71%) Tuxedo
4 4 (7.14%) SAS
5 3 (5.36%) Apache
5 3 (5.36%) Confluence
6 2 (3.57%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) DB2
2 6 (10.71%) Adabas
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 13 (23.21%) ClearQuest
3 3 (5.36%) JUnit
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Consultant
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Administrator
2 9 (16.07%) Mainframe Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) COBOL Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) DBA
6 1 (1.79%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (1.79%) Problem Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (1.79%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (1.79%) Mainframe DBA
6 1 (1.79%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (12.50%) ISPF
3 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (7.14%) Spring
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) Java EE
4 3 (5.36%) WSDL
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.36%) EntireX
5 2 (3.57%) XML Schema
5 2 (3.57%) JAXB
5 2 (3.57%) Grails
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) EJB
6 1 (1.79%) JSP
6 1 (1.79%) Servlets
6 1 (1.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) VSAM
3 2 (3.57%) W3C
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) AS400
4 1 (1.79%) IVR
4 1 (1.79%) Tandem
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) LPAR
4 1 (1.79%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) AIX
3 11 (19.64%) zOS
4 4 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (3.57%) Windows
6 1 (1.79%) OS/390
6 1 (1.79%) MVS
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Migration
2 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 6 (10.71%) Revenue Management
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) ETL
8 3 (5.36%) Change Management
8 3 (5.36%) Time Management
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.36%) SDLC
9 2 (3.57%) User Stories
9 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.57%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (3.57%) Kanban
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) JCL
2 11 (19.64%) COBOL
3 5 (8.93%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) NATURAL
3 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
5 3 (5.36%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) IBM Certification
2 2 (3.57%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) RACF
1 7 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 7 (12.50%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.79%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) CA
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) BMC
5 1 (1.79%) Chordiant
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