Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 167 167
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 29 17 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.40% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 1.21% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 29
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £405 £364
90th Percentile £546 £550 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £14.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -47.54% +7.02% -8.95%

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 1,436 1,408 1,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.75% 33.07% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 873 1,176
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £275 £268
90th Percentile £550 £556 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 52
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.53 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.85% -7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £9.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.45 £19.98
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.63% -1.70% +11.11%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 23 £388 -9.88% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £213 - 2
South Yorkshire -11 1 £650 +30.00%
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 12 (41.38%) IBM
2 11 (37.93%) Unix
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
5 8 (27.59%) SLA
5 8 (27.59%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) ETL
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) Solaris
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Retail
6 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (20.69%) Microservices
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.24%) Data Quality
7 5 (17.24%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (17.24%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (17.24%) CentOS
7 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Data Mapping
7 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) AIX
7 5 (17.24%) HPUX
7 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
7 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (17.24%) HP
7 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.79%) Information Security

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 2 (6.90%) Gentran
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) CICS
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) Multicast
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) DataStage
1 2 (6.90%) GIS
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Adabas
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) AWS Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Print Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Unix
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Solaris
4 5 (17.24%) AIX
4 5 (17.24%) CentOS
4 5 (17.24%) HPUX
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) zOS
6 2 (6.90%) MVS
7 1 (3.45%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) ETL
2 6 (20.69%) Microservices
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (17.24%) Data Mapping
3 5 (17.24%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.24%) Regulatory Compliance
3 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Presales
6 2 (6.90%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.45%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) COBOL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) JCL
4 2 (6.90%) C
5 1 (3.45%) Natural
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CISMP
1 4 (13.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
2 5 (17.24%) Data Quality
2 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) ACF2
1 3 (10.34%) RACF
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) KVM
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) SRDF
2 1 (3.45%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) IBM
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) CA
4 2 (6.90%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Microgen
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) VMware