Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 134 89
Rank change year-on-year +17 -45 +17
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 23 9 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.93% 0.30% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 1.16% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 45
East Midlands median daily rate £324 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.30% +5.63% +3.23%
10th Percentile £283 £318 £300
90th Percentile £489 £553 £547
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £18.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +116.00% -58.33% +72.25%

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 672 778 861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.26% 25.82% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 503 556
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -0.07% +0.07%
10th Percentile £260 £209 £190
90th Percentile £544 £550 £559
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.23 £14.15 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -26.99% +20.68%
10th Percentile £12.07 £10.29 £11.15
90th Percentile £35.50 £31.25 £60.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.14% +2.56%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +4 11 £324 -36.77%
Derbyshire +16 5 £293 -
Leicestershire +11 4 £358 +10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 3 £388 -8.28% 1
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 8 (34.78%) DB2
3 8 (34.78%) CICS
3 8 (34.78%) Middleware
4 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
4 7 (30.43%) Tandem
4 7 (30.43%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (26.09%) Workflow
6 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) UML
7 3 (13.04%) Back Office
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.70%) Robotic Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Robotic Process Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (8.70%) Office Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving

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 8 (34.78%) CICS
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) HFM
1 1 (4.35%) Maximo
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Boomi
1 1 (4.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
1 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) jspm
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Mainframe Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Sales Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Mainframe Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) React Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) Aurelia
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
4 1 (4.35%) Sass
4 1 (4.35%) Semantic UI
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Vaadin
4 1 (4.35%) Web Components
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Tandem
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Acceptance Criteria
2 6 (26.09%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.04%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Office Automation
4 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.70%) Robotic Automation
4 2 (8.70%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
4 1 (4.35%) COBOL
4 1 (4.35%) ES6
4 1 (4.35%) ES7
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Automation Anywhere
2 2 (8.70%) Greenplum
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.35%) Intel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Monetate
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) VMware