Period
to 10 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 10 December 2019 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 > North West
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 211 205
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.20% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.73% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
North West median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +45.16%
England median daily rate £500 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +19.05% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,599 1,641 1,629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.04% 27.35% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 949 1,040
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £180 £206 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £586
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 112 86
North West median hourly rate £26.66 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.69% +10.69% +31.25%
10th Percentile £10.99 £12.45 £12.39
90th Percentile £53.45 £48.45 £55.00
England median hourly rate £23.30 £20.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +16.50% -2.91% +3.00%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing IBM Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Mainframe in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Mainframe in the North West