Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 24 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.

IBM Mainframe
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 618 613 591
Rank change year-on-year -5 -22 -15
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 11 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.023% 0.016% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.042% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 13
London median daily rate £288 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.47% -13.64% +37.50%
10th Percentile £156 £358 £417
90th Percentile £448 £558 £600
England median daily rate £375 £375 £428
% change year-on-year - -12.28% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year - -13.64% +12.82%

IBM 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18414 16566 17511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.10% 36.73% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13189 11739 12310
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 256 302
London median hourly rate £21.40 £19.71 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.80 £50.00 £47.28
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in London

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Mainframe in London

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Mainframe in London

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Mainframe in London

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +2 1 £300 -7.69%
IBM Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 11 (100.00%) IBM
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) COBOL
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) NetWare
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) VSAM
4 4 (36.36%) Line Management
4 4 (36.36%) JCL
5 3 (27.27%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
5 3 (27.27%) ISPF
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) CICS
5 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
5 3 (27.27%) REXX
6 2 (18.18%) zOS
6 2 (18.18%) Toad
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (27.27%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
2 2 (18.18%) Toad
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Danish Language
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (36.36%) VSAM
3 1 (9.09%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) NetWare
3 2 (18.18%) zOS
4 1 (9.09%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Line Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) COBOL
3 4 (36.36%) JCL
4 3 (27.27%) REXX
5 1 (9.09%) PL/1
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus