The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 139 143
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4  
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.049% 0.071% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £378 -
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 637 889 864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 31.21% 31.74% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 566 579
Median daily rate £400 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 35
Median hourly rate £13.68 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.80% -21.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Yorkshire

IBM Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Mainframe in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) zSecure
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) RACF
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) RACF Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CA