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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 257 276
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19  
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.056% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £525 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £379
% change year-on-year +10.76% -14.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year -31.57% -  

IBM Mainframe is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2217 2731 2969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.64% 30.47% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1627 1589
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 133
Median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +87.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -15 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 6 (75.00%) JCL
2 6 (75.00%) COBOL
2 6 (75.00%) DB2
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) CA Endevor
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) CICS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

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 1 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) CICS Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
4 1 (12.50%) SOA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) COBOL
1 6 (75.00%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy