Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 22 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 346 378
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 8 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.20% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.69% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
South East median daily rate £430 - £383
10th Percentile £376 - £294
90th Percentile £440 - £397
England median daily rate £375 £375 £428
% change year-on-year - -12.28% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4857 4957 5885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.84% 29.65% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2854 2852 3408
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £225
90th Percentile £565 £575 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 288 322
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.59 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.22% +22.45% +18.88%
10th Percentile £10.72 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.75 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Mainframe in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Mainframe in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley -39 8 £430 -
Buckinghamshire -34 6 £430 -
Berkshire -11 2 £405 -
IBM Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) JCL
4 3 (37.50%) COBOL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (25.00%) ISPF
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Adabas
5 2 (25.00%) CICS
5 2 (25.00%) BMC
5 2 (25.00%) REXX
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (12.50%) NATURAL
6 1 (12.50%) zOS
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Adabas
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DB2 DBA
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JCL
2 3 (37.50%) COBOL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) REXX
4 1 (12.50%) NATURAL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) BMC