The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.70 £24.53
% change year-on-year
+55.36% -27.82%
Mainframe
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
96 84 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.56% 29.79% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 68
Average daily rate £419 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +207.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Bedfordshire region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree