The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 April 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 21 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.17% 3.12% 4.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.82% 8.75% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 15
Median daily rate £435 £338 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.88% -11.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £316 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £400 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £403
% change year-on-year -0.62% -0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year +19.23% +18.72%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 152 160 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 51.88% 35.63% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 81
Median daily rate £425 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 29
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.08 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.33% +131.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Lancashire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Lancashire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Lancashire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Lancashire

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Lancashire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +4 19 £435 +29.85% 1
Mainframe
North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 24 (88.89%) Migration
2 17 (62.96%) AIX
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) HPUX
3 16 (59.26%) Solaris
4 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
4 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
5 12 (44.44%) Windows
6 11 (40.74%) Unix
6 11 (40.74%) Middleware
6 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
7 7 (25.93%) Replication
8 6 (22.22%) IBM
8 6 (22.22%) HP
9 5 (18.52%) DNS
9 5 (18.52%) DB2
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
9 5 (18.52%) OS/2
9 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (18.52%) Data Centre Operations
10 4 (14.81%) SAN
10 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (14.81%) Change Management
11 3 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (7.41%) Logistics
12 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (7.41%) zOS
13 1 (3.70%) Internet

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Data Migration Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Migration Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) DB2 DBA
3 3 (11.11%) DBA
3 3 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Architect
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Service Architect
5 1 (3.70%) AIX Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.93%) Replication
3 3 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (3.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) AIX
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) HPUX
2 16 (59.26%) Solaris
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Unix
5 5 (18.52%) OS/2
6 2 (7.41%) zOS
7 1 (3.70%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Control-M
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) HP
1 6 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) CA
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) ICL
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
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