Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 156 135
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 -31
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.52% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 13
Manchester median daily rate £463 - £450
10th Percentile £276 - £413
90th Percentile £509 - £508
North West median daily rate £450 £310 £445
% change year-on-year +45.16% -30.34% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 890 1151 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.31% 32.52% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 751 581
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £175 £263 £213
90th Percentile £596 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 34 40
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +7.41% -6.90%
10th Percentile £12.84 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.00 £29.22 £37.76
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in Manchester

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Manchester

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Mainframe in Manchester

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Blockchain
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) zOS

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Blockchain
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AS400 Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM