Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 58 54
Rank change year-on-year -38 -4 +27
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 39 68 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.32% 3.19% 2.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.71% 10.18% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 44 51
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £350
90th Percentile £525 £488 £518
Scotland median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 828 668 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.02% 31.36% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 370 424
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £260 £256 £225
90th Percentile £550 £526 £525
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% +16.67% +37.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.15 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £29.95
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -6.67%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 19 (48.72%) Banking
2 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Windows
3 9 (23.08%) IBM
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) DB2
4 8 (20.51%) Firewall
5 7 (17.95%) Unix
5 7 (17.95%) JCL
6 5 (12.82%) SSL
6 5 (12.82%) Law
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.26%) Splunk
7 4 (10.26%) Big Data
7 4 (10.26%) Kafka
7 4 (10.26%) Apache Flume
7 4 (10.26%) SSH
7 4 (10.26%) ISPF
7 4 (10.26%) Service Management
7 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.26%) CICS
7 4 (10.26%) Python
7 4 (10.26%) SNMP
7 4 (10.26%) FTP
7 4 (10.26%) COBOL
7 4 (10.26%) Apache Pig
7 4 (10.26%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (7.69%) High Availability

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 4 (10.26%) Apache Pig
1 4 (10.26%) CICS
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) SSL
3 4 (10.26%) FTP
3 4 (10.26%) SNMP
3 4 (10.26%) SSH
4 3 (7.69%) HTTP
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) SMS
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) LDAP
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) DB2
2 4 (10.26%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) IMS/DB
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (48.72%) Banking
2 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Splunk Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Mainframe DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Payments Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Mainframe Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Storage Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) ISPF
1 4 (10.26%) Kafka
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) React
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.56%) WPF
4 1 (2.56%) WSDL
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) XSD
4 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.13%) DataPower
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) iSeries
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
5 2 (5.13%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (5.13%) zOS
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
1 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.26%) Service Management
3 3 (7.69%) High Availability
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
3 3 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.56%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.56%) SEO
5 1 (2.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) JCL
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) COBOL
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) REXX
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) XPath
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Apache Flume
1 4 (10.26%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) CA Endevor
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) IBM
2 4 (10.26%) Splunk
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Brocade
4 2 (5.13%) CA
4 2 (5.13%) NetApp
4 2 (5.13%) Planview
4 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.56%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) VMware