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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 67 72
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5  
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.19% 1.05% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 3.54% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £445
% change year-on-year +3.33% -15.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 -
% change year-on-year +55.84% -  

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 334 311 368
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.49% 29.82% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 153 155
Median daily rate £388 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £14.16 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £36.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -9 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

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 (50.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) CICS Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy