Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Mainframes
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 148 179
Rank change year-on-year -20 +31 -28
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 32 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 0.85% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 2.84% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 19
East of England median daily rate £330 £320 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -6.43% +24.36%
10th Percentile £275 £236 £250
90th Percentile £399 £428 £452
England median daily rate £425 £436 £420
% change year-on-year -2.58% +3.87% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
East of England median hourly rate £31.75 £32.40 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -28.00% +53.85%
England median hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 £31.30
% change year-on-year +7.02% -8.95% +9.82%

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1500 1550 1586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.89% 29.96% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 869 890
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 138 140
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -36.67% +21.21%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.92 £12.48
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.68 £45.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the East of England

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in the East of England

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in the East of England

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in the East of England

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mainframe in the East of England

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Essex -26 22 £330 +29.41% 1
Hertfordshire -5 5 £325 -12.75%
Cambridgeshire -4 3 - -
Norfolk +7 2 £255 -32.00% 1
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 East of England region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 18 (56.25%) Data Analysis
2 17 (53.13%) Hadoop
2 17 (53.13%) Analytics
2 17 (53.13%) Customer Analytics
2 17 (53.13%) CRM
3 16 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 15 (46.88%) Oracle
4 15 (46.88%) DB2
4 15 (46.88%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) Business Analysis
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Vista
6 12 (37.50%) Windows
7 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
8 9 (28.13%) Campaign Management
8 9 (28.13%) Use Case
9 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) Data Structures
9 8 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (18.75%) Automotive
11 6 (18.75%) Big Data
12 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
12 4 (12.50%) ITIL
12 4 (12.50%) Project Management
12 4 (12.50%) Finance
13 3 (9.38%) IT Strategy
13 3 (9.38%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
13 3 (9.38%) IBM

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) Hadoop
2 15 (46.88%) DB2
3 6 (18.75%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) MS Access
5 1 (3.13%) Adabas
5 1 (3.13%) Essbase
General
1 6 (18.75%) Automotive
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Business Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Data Business Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Data Insight Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Insight Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Insight Data Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) CRM Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) CRM Business Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Big Data Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Data Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Insight Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Mainframe Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
1 12 (37.50%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Data Analysis
2 17 (53.13%) Analytics
2 17 (53.13%) CRM
2 17 (53.13%) Customer Analytics
3 16 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 13 (40.63%) Business Analysis
5 9 (28.13%) Campaign Management
5 9 (28.13%) Use Case
6 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.38%) IT Strategy
10 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
10 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
10 2 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) Information Security
10 2 (6.25%) ITSM
10 2 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) COBOL
2 3 (9.38%) JCL
2 3 (9.38%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.13%) NATURAL
4 1 (3.13%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CISM
2 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) zSecure
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) IBM