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 27 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.

Mainframes
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 49 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.91% 0.22% 2.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 0.84% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +128.00%  

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 117 119 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 35.45% 26.68% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 84 84
Median daily rate £405 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.42 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +21.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £12.88 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £21.28 £23.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 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 3 months to 27 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
Sheffield +14 3 - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing

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 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JCL
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
South Yorkshire
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