Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 167 167
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 46 18 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.94% 0.42% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 1.37% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 27
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £277 £415 £370
90th Percentile £538 £610 £553
England median daily rate £426 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.42% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £14.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £30.00 £32.40
% change year-on-year -46.67% -7.41% +22.84%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,465 1,317 1,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.03% 31.00% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 862 1,147
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £254 £258 £257
90th Percentile £575 £550 £555
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 67
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +4.40%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.20 £10.90
90th Percentile £27.41 £26.25 £28.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -1 24 £420 -6.67% 4
South Yorkshire +8 11 £325 -38.10% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £213 -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 20 (43.48%) Unix
2 18 (39.13%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) Finance
4 12 (26.09%) Banking
4 12 (26.09%) Linux
5 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.57%) Migration
6 9 (19.57%) iSeries
6 9 (19.57%) DB2
6 9 (19.57%) IBM
7 8 (17.39%) ETL
7 8 (17.39%) COBOL
7 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 7 (15.22%) JCL
8 7 (15.22%) Middleware
8 7 (15.22%) Java
8 7 (15.22%) DevOps
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (13.04%) Build Automation
9 6 (13.04%) Oracle
9 6 (13.04%) NetApp
9 6 (13.04%) zOS
9 6 (13.04%) RACF
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.87%) Validation
10 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
10 5 (10.87%) CICS

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) CICS
2 4 (8.70%) Gentran
3 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) NAS
1 4 (8.70%) SSH
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) FCoE
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) Multicast
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) VSAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) DB2
2 4 (8.70%) GIS
2 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) DataStage
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (4.35%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (4.35%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.17%) Adabas
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Programmer
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Programmer
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) DataStage Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) NAS Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.52%) z/OS Systems Programmer
5 2 (4.35%) AWS Architect
5 2 (4.35%) DB2 Programmer
5 2 (4.35%) DB2 Systems Programmer
5 2 (4.35%) NetApp Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) RACF Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) Flash
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) iSeries
2 4 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) PACS
3 2 (4.35%) VSAM
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) LPAR
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Unix
2 18 (39.13%) Windows
3 12 (26.09%) Linux
4 6 (13.04%) zOS
5 4 (8.70%) MVS
6 2 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.17%) OS/390
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) ETL
3 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps
5 6 (13.04%) Build Automation
5 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.87%) Microservices
6 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.87%) Validation
7 4 (8.70%) Data Mapping
7 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Storage Management
8 3 (6.52%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) COBOL
3 7 (15.22%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) JCL
4 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.70%) C
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) Natural
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) RACF
2 4 (8.70%) ACF2
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) KVM
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) SRDF
3 1 (2.17%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) zSecure
2 1 (2.17%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) IBM
2 6 (13.04%) NetApp
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 4 (8.70%) EMC
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) CA
5 2 (4.35%) Micro Focus
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Ariba
6 1 (2.17%) BMC
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.17%) MKS
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas