The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 78 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 5 0 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% - 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% - 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
230 123 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.17% 14.75% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 55 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 23
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
IBM Mainframe
South East

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 5 (71.43%) JCL
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) ISPF
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) BMC
3 4 (57.14%) REXX
3 4 (57.14%) MAINVIEW
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) PowerCenter
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (14.29%) COBOL
6 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) PowerCenter
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JCL
2 4 (57.14%) REXX
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
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