The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 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.

Mainframes
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 97 102
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.59% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Leeds median daily rate £430 £376 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -0.98%  
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £378
% change year-on-year +1.17% +12.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 373 504 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.42% 33.87% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 497 486
Leeds median daily rate £400 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.83%  
10th Percentile £255 £312 £250
90th Percentile £545 £576 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £358
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 23
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £13.80 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.98% -65.51%  
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.86 £14.50 £20.61
% change year-on-year -4.41% -29.64%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Leeds

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Leeds

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 4 (57.14%) RACF
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) zSecure
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) ACF2
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) BT
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) DWDM
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) zOS
4 1 (14.29%) IBM

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) BGP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (42.86%) DWDM
1 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) RACF Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) RACF Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) RACF Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) RACF
2 3 (42.86%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) BT
1 3 (42.86%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) IBM