The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 53 53 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.43% 0.56% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.84% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £348 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.81% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £19.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year +144.15% -51.26%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 148 163 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 31.69% 30.35% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 116 73
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £700 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.51 £20.00 £9.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.47% +111.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £17.60 £8.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.28 £20.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in South Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in South Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in South Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Sheffield +1 2 £348 -26.84%
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) IBM