The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 71 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £363 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £398
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £49.00
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -19.38%
Mainframe
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
278 203 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.90% 23.33% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 138 132
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Mainframe
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) ISO27002
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO27002
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware