Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Mainframe
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 96 126
Rank change year-on-year -34 +30 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 6 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.86% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 2.73% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £430 - £363
South East median daily rate £430 - £383
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

IBM Mainframe is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 536 550 790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.69% 31.45% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 286 384
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £259 £257
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 40
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -0.69% -6.02%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.74 £9.47
90th Percentile £44.52 £41.00 £31.05
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.59 £19.27
% change year-on-year -15.22% +22.45% +18.88%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing IBM Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -31 4 £430 -
IBM Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JCL
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (33.33%) REXX
4 2 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (33.33%) COBOL
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) ISPF
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) PMO
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) CICS
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DB2 DBA
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JCL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) COBOL
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) BMC