The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 118 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 1.21% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £474 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
Mainframe
South East

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
733 746 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.80% 30.99% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 344 356
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 18
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.60 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £39.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 1 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) AS400
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-business
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Order to Cash
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) E-business
4 1 (16.67%) Order to Cash
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Intel