Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 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.

Mainframes
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 66 110
Rank change year-on-year -28 +44 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 1 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.50% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
10th Percentile £287 " £345
25th Percentile £296 " £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 - £400
75th Percentile £389 " £404
90th Percentile £414 " £406
England median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 401 200 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.00% 31.10% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 117 271
10th Percentile £185 £164 £200
25th Percentile £319 £300 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £345 £420
Median % change year-on-year +23.19% -17.86% +8.39%
75th Percentile £515 £400 £500
90th Percentile £625 £503 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 28
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.26 £11.63
25th Percentile £14.39 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £16.80 £19.75 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year -14.92% +38.31% -13.45%
75th Percentile £22.13 £26.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £24.08 £43.13 £45.42
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.51 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.45% +29.29% +0.61%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mainframe in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mainframe in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mainframe in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
Leicestershire - 2 £292 -
Nottinghamshire -22 1 £420 -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) Adabas
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Natural
3 2 (40.00%) Social Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Architectural Design
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) PLM
4 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Adabas
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 2 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Architectural Design
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) PLM
1 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) Natural
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle