The 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 124 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.080% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £444 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -36.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
792 738 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.85% 29.40% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 383 237
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 43
Average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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
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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Software AG
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Software AG
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio