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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 72 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.56% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 1.76% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£575 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.72% +30.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
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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
256 170 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.60% 21.55% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 119 81
Average daily rate £375 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 7
Average hourly rate £28.50 £16.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -61.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MVS
3 2 (25.00%) RACF
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) AS400
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) RACF
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) CA