The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 128 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £275 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
573 436 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.94% 17.79% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.53 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
IBM Mainframe
South East

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 3 £275 -45.00% 1
IBM Mainframe
South East

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) MDX
3 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) DataStage
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco