Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - +105 -18
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.080% - 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Cheshire median daily rate £375 - £600
10th Percentile £363 - £525
90th Percentile £388 - £675
North West median daily rate £463 £310 £445
% change year-on-year +49.19% -30.34% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 348 434 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.71% 33.77% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 296 422
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £209 £174 £275
90th Percentile £575 £661 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 24
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £19.66 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.33% +13.44% +2.91%
10th Percentile £18.41 £11.25 £13.39
90th Percentile £45.38 £50.25 £26.38
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.25% -8.57% +6.06%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in Cheshire

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) CICS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM