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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 124 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.083% 0.40% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 1.30% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.55% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+158.00% -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
706 771 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.20% 30.46% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 380 344
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.22 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.20 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £43.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Server Building
5 2 (25.00%) Packer
5 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 2 (25.00%) vRealize
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) FishEye
5 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) FishEye
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Expert
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) BPMN
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Packer
1 2 (25.00%) vRealize
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) InterSystems