The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 80 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 33 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.42% 1.15% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.11% 5.15% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 6
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£425 £296 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.45% -20.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £337
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +18.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -17.24%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
540 466 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.25% 22.24% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 240 236
Average daily rate £338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £211 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £38.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Mainframe
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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
West Yorkshire +13 33 £425 +150.00% 5
North Yorkshire - - - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 33 (64.71%) IBM
2 32 (62.75%) Oracle
2 32 (62.75%) Linux
2 32 (62.75%) WebSphere
2 32 (62.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 28 (54.90%) DB2
4 27 (52.94%) AIX
4 27 (52.94%) ClearCase
4 27 (52.94%) ClearQuest
5 25 (49.02%) Finance
6 22 (43.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (43.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 22 (43.14%) Service Delivery
6 22 (43.14%) Workflow
6 22 (43.14%) Workflow Management
7 15 (29.41%) Management Information System
8 10 (19.61%) Migration
9 8 (15.69%) Banking
9 8 (15.69%) UNIX
10 6 (11.76%) Advertising
11 5 (9.80%) Windows
11 5 (9.80%) zOS
12 4 (7.84%) EMC
12 4 (7.84%) CICS
12 4 (7.84%) Project Management
12 4 (7.84%) CA
12 4 (7.84%) Symmetrix DMX
12 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
13 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
13 3 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 32 (62.75%) WebSphere
2 22 (43.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (7.84%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) ClearCase
1 27 (52.94%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.92%) ChangeMan
General
1 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Advertising
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) WebSphere Developer
2 11 (21.57%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Specialist
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Programmer
9 1 (1.96%) Mainframe Operator
9 1 (1.96%) Mainframe Programmer
9 1 (1.96%) PMO Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (1.96%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (62.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) iSeries
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Linux
2 27 (52.94%) AIX
3 8 (15.69%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) Windows
4 5 (9.80%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 22 (43.14%) Service Delivery
1 22 (43.14%) Workflow
1 22 (43.14%) Workflow Management
2 10 (19.61%) Migration
3 4 (7.84%) Project Management
3 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.92%) Release Management
5 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) COBOL
2 1 (1.96%) NATURAL
2 1 (1.96%) JCL
2 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) IBM
2 32 (62.75%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) EMC
3 4 (7.84%) CA
4 2 (3.92%) Unisys
5 1 (1.96%) HP
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
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Posted: 8 days ago