Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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.

Mainframes
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 79 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15 -8
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.60% 0.50% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.60% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £500 £850
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -41.18% +551.42%
10th Percentile £455 £475 £413
90th Percentile £595 £525 £925
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.50 -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 290 375 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 34.73% 30.97% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 256 217
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84% +16.92%
10th Percentile £308 £225 £188
90th Percentile £607 £563 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 39
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £17.30 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.42% +38.47% -16.73%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.97 £9.64
90th Percentile £41.03 £33.75 £26.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.81
% change year-on-year +10.34% +5.00% -4.76%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 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
Sheffield +18 4 £550 +10.00%
Mainframe
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Threat Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) CISA
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) JCL
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment

Mainframe
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Threat Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center