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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 121 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 8 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.83% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 3.09% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
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£438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £353 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.82% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +106.46%
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
675 614 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.79% 26.73% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 376 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 52
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.65 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
West Yorkshire -23 5 £438 -2.77% 1
South Yorkshire -1 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 35 (62.50%) IBM
2 33 (58.93%) Oracle
3 31 (55.36%) WebSphere
4 30 (53.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 30 (53.57%) Linux
5 29 (51.79%) DB2
6 28 (50.00%) AIX
6 28 (50.00%) ClearCase
6 28 (50.00%) ClearQuest
7 24 (42.86%) Service Delivery
7 24 (42.86%) Workflow
7 24 (42.86%) Oracle Workflow
7 24 (42.86%) Workflow Management
8 22 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (35.71%) Management Information System
9 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (23.21%) Finance
10 13 (23.21%) SAS
11 12 (21.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 11 (19.64%) Banking
13 10 (17.86%) Migration
14 7 (12.50%) COBOL
15 6 (10.71%) SQL
15 6 (10.71%) Retail
15 6 (10.71%) IBM Mainframe
16 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
16 5 (8.93%) Credit Risk
16 5 (8.93%) CICS
17 4 (7.14%) zOS
17 4 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 31 (55.36%) WebSphere
2 24 (42.86%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (23.21%) SAS
4 5 (8.93%) CICS
5 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) 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
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (51.79%) DB2
2 12 (21.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (7.14%) Essbase
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (5.36%) OLAP
4 3 (5.36%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.57%) Adabas
6 1 (1.79%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 28 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 14 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 9 (16.07%) WebSphere Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.71%) SAS Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Programmer
6 4 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) SAS Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) DBA
8 2 (3.57%) Mainframe Operator
8 2 (3.57%) Mainframe Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Mainframe Programmer
9 1 (1.79%) Mainframe DBA
9 1 (1.79%) Mainframe Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) EntireX
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Management Information System
1 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.93%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.57%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Linux
2 28 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (7.14%) zOS
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 24 (42.86%) Workflow
1 24 (42.86%) Workflow Management
2 22 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (17.86%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.79%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.79%) TDD
7 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.79%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.79%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.79%) System Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) COBOL
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) JCL
4 2 (3.57%) NATURAL
5 1 (1.79%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.79%) SELCOPY
5 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.79%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) IBM
2 33 (58.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Ab Initio
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
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