Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 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.

Mainframes
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 133 98
Rank change year-on-year +13 -35 +10
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 28 10 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% 0.33% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.78% 1.18% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 35
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £461 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.87% +14.60% +1.26%
10th Percentile £225 £321 £300
90th Percentile £465 £549 £566
England median daily rate £426 £430 £450
% change year-on-year -1.02% -4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £30.00 £32.40
% change year-on-year -46.67% -7.41% +22.84%

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 741 848 883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.90% 28.03% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 542 571
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £598
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.20 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -11.75% +5.51%
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.75 £52.50 £33.10
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 15 October 2018. 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
Northamptonshire -6 12 £328 -25.01% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 10 £213 -57.50% 3
Leicestershire +10 5 £400 +23.08% 1
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 13 (46.43%) Workflow
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) Unix
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) DB2
3 9 (32.14%) Perl
3 9 (32.14%) PHP
3 9 (32.14%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) Service Management
3 9 (32.14%) Process Management
3 9 (32.14%) Change Management
3 9 (32.14%) ITSM
3 9 (32.14%) Project Planning
3 9 (32.14%) Change Control
3 9 (32.14%) Analytics
3 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 9 (32.14%) Dashboard Development
3 9 (32.14%) Automation Anywhere
4 8 (28.57%) Robotic Process Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Office Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (25.00%) Robotic Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Back Office
5 7 (25.00%) Tandem
5 7 (25.00%) CICS
5 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (25.00%) Middleware
6 6 (21.43%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle

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 7 (25.00%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) EngageOne
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Gradle
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Mocha
1 1 (3.57%) Mockito
General
1 7 (25.00%) Back Office
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Automation Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Sales Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Mainframe Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) JDBC
3 1 (3.57%) Kafka
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Tandem
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Unix
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Workflow
2 9 (32.14%) Analytics
2 9 (32.14%) Change Control
2 9 (32.14%) Change Management
2 9 (32.14%) Dashboard Development
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps
2 9 (32.14%) ITSM
2 9 (32.14%) Process Management
2 9 (32.14%) Project Planning
2 9 (32.14%) Service Management
3 8 (28.57%) Robotic Process Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (25.00%) Office Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 7 (25.00%) Robotic Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Critical Thinking
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) Perl
2 9 (32.14%) PHP
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Java 8
6 1 (3.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Automation Anywhere
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Blue Prism
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Greenplum
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Apigee
4 1 (3.57%) Intel