The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

IBM Mainframe
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 96 79
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.084% 0.15% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.43% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £600 £520 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +38.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £379
% change year-on-year +10.76% -14.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year -31.57% -  

IBM 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 304 460 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.50% 34.15% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 226 170
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Median hourly rate £43.39 £47.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +120.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in Edinburgh

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Edinburgh

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) JCL
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (16.67%) OS/2
4 1 (16.67%) zOS

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Operator
1 2 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) SAS Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) OS/2
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) F5