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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 90 91 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 32 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.30% 1.22% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.80% 4.54% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 3
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£431 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.70 £24.53
% change year-on-year
+55.36% -27.82%
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
667 595 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.04% 26.79% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 345 311
Average daily rate £350 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 38
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.51 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.84 £32.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 0 25 £438 +16.66% 6
North Yorkshire - - - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 41 (66.13%) IBM
2 39 (62.90%) Oracle
3 33 (53.23%) Linux
3 33 (53.23%) WebSphere
3 33 (53.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 32 (51.61%) DB2
5 31 (50.00%) ClearCase
5 31 (50.00%) AIX
5 31 (50.00%) ClearQuest
6 27 (43.55%) Workflow
6 27 (43.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 27 (43.55%) Workflow Management
7 26 (41.94%) Service Delivery
8 24 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (33.87%) Management Information System
9 21 (33.87%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (27.42%) Finance
11 12 (19.35%) Banking
11 12 (19.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 12 (19.35%) SAS
12 9 (14.52%) Migration
13 7 (11.29%) Retail
14 6 (9.68%) COBOL
14 6 (9.68%) IBM Mainframe
15 5 (8.06%) Retail Banking
15 5 (8.06%) Credit Risk
15 5 (8.06%) SQL
15 5 (8.06%) zOS
15 5 (8.06%) Advertising
16 4 (6.45%) CA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 33 (53.23%) WebSphere
2 27 (43.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (19.35%) SAS
4 4 (6.45%) CICS
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) DB2
2 12 (19.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (4.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) OLAP
3 3 (4.84%) Essbase
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.61%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 31 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) Retail Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 14 (22.58%) WebSphere Developer
3 9 (14.52%) WebSphere Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Programmer
7 4 (6.45%) Migration Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Storage Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) SAS Programmer
8 3 (4.84%) SAS Developer
9 2 (3.23%) DBA
9 2 (3.23%) Mainframe Operator
10 1 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Designer
10 1 (1.61%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Management Information System
1 21 (33.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.06%) Credit Risk
4 4 (6.45%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.23%) iSeries
6 1 (1.61%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) AIX
3 5 (8.06%) zOS
4 3 (4.84%) UNIX
4 3 (4.84%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Workflow
1 27 (43.55%) Workflow Management
2 26 (41.94%) Service Delivery
3 24 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.52%) Migration
5 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.45%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.61%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) COBOL
2 5 (8.06%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) JCL
4 1 (1.61%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.61%) NATURAL
4 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (66.13%) IBM
2 39 (62.90%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) CA
3 4 (6.45%) EMC
4 3 (4.84%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.61%) Unisys
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) VMware
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