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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
South West / Bristol
Rank 64 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+62.06% -26.58%

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
236 291 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.24% 32.92% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 227 146
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £489 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 2
Median hourly rate £15.67 £37.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.21% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.18 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £37.50 £86.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (50.00%) ChangeMan
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Talend
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ChangeMan
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Talend Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Talend