Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 170 196
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.020% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Scotland median daily rate £600 £520 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +12.43% +54.17%
10th Percentile £575 £520 £381
90th Percentile £625 £520 £509
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £440
% change year-on-year - -14.77% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1471 1473 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.56% 34.29% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 867 941
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £234 £210
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh -8 1 £600 +15.38%
IBM Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM