Period
to 22 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 76 84
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +8
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.52% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.41% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Glasgow median daily rate - £270 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.82% +7.84%
Scotland median daily rate £416 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -12.37% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.86 - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 370 354 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.23% 34.01% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 170 248
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £212 £162 £140
90th Percentile £485 £473 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.25 £26.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.13% +82.76% -8.05%
10th Percentile £10.23 £15.42 £12.35
90th Percentile £27.10 £45.13 £40.27
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £35.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -43.26% +76.25% +9.59%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Glasgow

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) SAS
1 6 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) CICS
1 6 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) REXX
1 6 (100.00%) zOS
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) RACF
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) SSH
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
1 6 (100.00%) ISPF
1 6 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (100.00%) CICS
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (100.00%) SSH
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Assembler Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) RACF Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) ISPF
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) People Management
1 6 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 6 (100.00%) CLIST
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) REXX
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (100.00%) RACF
1 6 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase