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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 72 88
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16  
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.099% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.74% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £383
% change year-on-year +10.76% -15.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year -31.57% -  

IBM Mainframe is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 267 272 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.33% 28.39% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 142 217
Median daily rate £375 £440 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.77% +23.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.24 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -41.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £9.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

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 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) CICS Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SOA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy