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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
South East / Berkshire
Rank 102 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.17% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £225 £575 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.86% +24.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £21.69 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -45.08%

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
562 684 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.04% 26.77% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 371 327
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 34
Median hourly rate £22.98 £24.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Reading +8 1 - -
Bracknell -1 1 - - 1
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 19 (86.36%) Unix
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
1 19 (86.36%) IBM
1 19 (86.36%) SAN
2 18 (81.82%) NetApp
2 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) AIX
3 17 (77.27%) Solaris
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) Shell Script
3 17 (77.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 15 (68.18%) Law
4 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 15 (68.18%) EMC
4 15 (68.18%) Data Centre
5 14 (63.64%) EMC VNX
5 14 (63.64%) EMC VMAX
5 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (27.27%) Tivoli
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
10 2 (9.09%) Service Management
10 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (9.09%) DB2
10 2 (9.09%) SAP
10 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow

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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 15 (68.18%) Law
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) IBM Mainframe
2 15 (68.18%) Data Centre
3 14 (63.64%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (63.64%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) AS400
4 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Unix
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) AIX
2 18 (81.82%) Linux
3 17 (77.27%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Data Deduplication
3 1 (4.55%) ETL
3 1 (4.55%) ITSM
3 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Shell Script
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) IBM
2 18 (81.82%) NetApp
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco
4 15 (68.18%) EMC
4 15 (68.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) SAP
6 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Teradata